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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Richmond to Williamsburg?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train0h 50m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Williamsburg right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Richmond to Williamsburg?

In the last month, $14.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Williamsburg, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $5.28 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Williamsburg?

The distance between Richmond and Williamsburg is approximately 44 miles, or 71 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Williamsburg.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Williamsburg are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Richmond at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Richmond to Williamsburg?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Richmond to Williamsburg.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Williamsburg to Richmond. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Richmond to Williamsburg for $24.00.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Williamsburg?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Richmond, Virginia to Williamsburg, Virginia. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional41h 12m$14.47

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There are two stations in Richmond where you can board the train to Williamsburg:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Where is the train station in Williamsburg?

Williamsburg has one train station:

  • 468 N Boundary St

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