The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Boston to Richmond is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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10 h 56 m
11 h 13 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Boston for Richmond every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||473 miles (763 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$41 (€36)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Amtrak or Amtrak|
Trains from Boston to Richmond cover the 473 miles (763 km) long route taking on average 10 h 46 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $41 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€34).
For as little as $39 (€34) you can travel by train from Boston to Richmond with Amtrak Acela and Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train from Boston to Richmond, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.
Amtrak Acela from Boston to Richmond train information:
Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Richmond from Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
Train information from Boston to Richmond with Amtrak:
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