Norfolk, VA to New York City train

Cheap train tickets from Norfolk, VA to New York City

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

155

Average

176

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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02:35PMNorfolk Station11h20 01:55AMPenn Station
2 transfers
1551One-way
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01:05PMNorfolk Station8h40 09:45PMPenn Station
0 transfers
1551One-way
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02:35PMNorfolk Station9h15 11:50PMPenn Station
1 transfer
1551One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:25AMNorfolk Station9h11 04:36PMPenn Station
1 transfer
1801One-way
05:20AMNorfolk Station8h26 01:46PMPenn Station
0 transfers
2051One-way

Train schedule from Norfolk, VA to New York City

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
05:20AMNorfolk Station8h26 01:46PMPenn Station
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06:15AMNorfolk Station8h31 02:46PMPenn Station
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07:25AMNorfolk Station9h11 04:36PMPenn Station
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01:05PMNorfolk Station8h40 09:45PMPenn Station
0 transfers
02:35PMNorfolk Station11h20 01:55AMPenn Station
2 transfers
02:35PMNorfolk Station9h15 11:50PMPenn Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Norfolk, VA to New York City

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

8 h 26 m

Average

9 h 13 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

473 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Norfolk, VA for New York City every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:20AMNorfolk Station8h26 01:46PMPenn Station
0 transfers
2051One-way
2nd Fastest
06:15AMNorfolk Station8h31 02:46PMPenn Station
0 transfers
2051One-way
01:05PMNorfolk Station8h40 09:45PMPenn Station
0 transfers
1551One-way
07:25AMNorfolk Station9h11 04:36PMPenn Station
1 transfer
1801One-way
02:35PMNorfolk Station9h15 11:50PMPenn Station
1 transfer
1551One-way

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Overview: Train from Norfolk, VA to New York City

distanceDistance293 miles (473 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$112 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Norfolk, VA to New York City cover the 293 miles (473 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 18 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $112 (€105), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $73 (€68).

Train companies: Amtrak from Norfolk, VA to New York City trains

You can travel by train to New York City from Norfolk, VA with Amtrak for as low as $72 (€68). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Amtrak

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 New York City from Norfolk, VA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Norfolk, VA to New York City with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 23 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Taking the train from Norfolk to New York

With three departures a day, one of which is direct, taking the train from Norfolk to New York is a pleasant and relaxing way of traveling between these two cities. There are no long hours at the wheel or worrying about finding a parking space in a busy and maybe unfamiliar town on arrival. Whether direct or connecting, these Intercity routes operated by Amtrak take between 8.5 and just over 9.5 hours with a similar timetable in operation seven days a week. Where a connection is required, the first part of the journey (approximately 50 minutes) is made by Amtrak Thruway Coach. All trains from Norfolk to New York depart from Norfolk Station and complete their journey at New York Penn Station.

Which train companies travel from Norfolk to New York

All trains from Norfolk to New York are operated by Amtrak, one of the largest rail providers in the United States. Since launching its services in early 1971, Amtrak has grown from having just 21 routes to now serving over 500 communities in North America and Canada. Many of these communities are in isolated rural areas. Amtrak rolling stock is comfortable with plenty of space in the carriages for luggage while most seats recline and have ample legroom. Onboard amenities include WiFi, power outlets, individual reading lights, restrooms, quiet carriages and catering services. On this route, both Coach and Business Class seats are available with Business Class passengers having more legroom and enjoying complimentary drinks. Amtrak trains are fully accessible for those with limited mobility with dedicated wheelchair areas in some carriages. Service animals are welcome on all Amtrak trains.

How long is the train ride from Norfolk to New York

There is one direct train from Norfolk to New York every day which takes approximately 8.5 hours. There are a further two connecting services with a total journey time of between 9.5 and 10 hours. Passengers should be aware that the first part of this journey is made on a Thruway Coach operated by Amtrak. The coach takes passengers to Newport News in Virginia where they board the train for the rest of the journey.

How many trains are there from Norfolk to New York

There are three departures of trains from Norfolk to New York every day of the week. The first departure, which is in the early morning, is direct. There are a further two daily trains which involve connections. One leaves in the morning and the second one departs mid-afternoon.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Norfolk to New York

Departure station: The Thruway Bus which starts the train journey from Norfolk to New York departs from Norfolk Station. This modern station opened in 2012 and is located on the banks of the Elizabeth River and next to the Harbor Park baseball stadium which is to the east of downtown Norfolk. It is linked to the town by The Tide light rail system as well as by local buses and ferries. Among the services at Norfolk Station are parking lots, public payphones, restrooms, a ticket office, waiting areas, water fountains, and vending machines selling light snacks and drinks. Please note: there are no ATMs or WiFi at the station. All areas of the station, including the restrooms, waiting room, and ticket office are accessible to wheelchairs and passengers with limited mobility. Passengers with limited mobility should check access to the Thruway Bus before making their journey reservations.

Arrival station: The train from Norfolk to New York arrives into New York Pennsylvania Station, more commonly called just Penn Station. It is New York's main intercity station and the busiest in the western world and is located just off Herald Square in Midtown Manhattan. Rebuilt in 1968, much of the station's infrastructure is now underground. As well as intercity trains, the station is also served by commuter and rapid transit trains, local buses, taxis, and car rental providers. There are also airline ticketing desks at the station and ample car parking. Among the other amenities at this large station are baggage storage, restrooms, waiting rooms, ATMs, water refill stations, a ticket office and automated ticket machines, public payphones, WiFi, and vending machines for snacks and drinks. Passengers will find a choice of stores, cafes, and restaurants in the streets around the station. All areas of the station including the ticket office, waiting area, and restrooms are fully accessible to passengers with limited mobility or other disabilities while members of the Red Cap passenger assistance team are available to provide further help where required.

Travel Tips: Trains from Norfolk, VA to New York City

Travel by train to New York City easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Norfolk, VA to New York City.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Norfolk, VA to New York City trains for as little as $72 (€68)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Norfolk, VA to New York City train price to come in at an average of $112 (€105)  one way.
The train distance from Norfolk, VA to New York City is around 293 miles (473 km).
While the time it takes to travel 293 miles (473 km) from Norfolk, VA to New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Norfolk, VA to New York City train journey time is on average 8 h 18 min.
If you're looking for trains from Norfolk, VA to New York City, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to New York City. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Norfolk, VA to New York City journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Norfolk, VA to New York City. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Norfolk, VA at 9: 30 AM. The last train leaves from Norfolk, VA at 7: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Norfolk, VA to New York City and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Norfolk, VA to New York City train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $112 (€105). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Norfolk, VA to New York City. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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