Richmond, VA to Boston, MA train

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Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
04:41PM17h06
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$2431One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
02:11PM19h36
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$2611One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
05:29PM16h18
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3041One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
04:52PM16h55
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3051One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
10:19AM11h01
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:20PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3071One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
Amtrak
04:52AM12h32
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
05:24PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer
Amtrak
05:55AM11h29
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
05:24PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
0 transfers
Amtrak
06:25AM10h59
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
05:24PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
0 transfers
Amtrak
08:23AM11h00
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
07:23PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
0 transfers
Amtrak
09:42AM11h38
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:20PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
0 transfers
Amtrak
10:19AM11h01
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:20PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:39PM12h37
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
01:16AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer
Amtrak
02:11PM19h36
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer
Amtrak
04:41PM17h06
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer
Amtrak
04:52PM16h55
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer
Amtrak
05:29PM16h18
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:47AMSouth Station, Boston, MA
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

10 h 59 m

Average

13 h 44 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

763 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Richmond, VA for Boston, MA every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Amtrak
06:25AM10h59
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
05:24PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3741One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
08:23AM11h00
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
07:23PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3741One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
10:19AM11h01
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:20PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3071One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:55AM11h29
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
05:24PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3751One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
09:42AM11h38
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:20PMSouth Station, Boston, MA
$3091One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$226 (€195)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA cover the 473 miles (763 km) long route taking on average 10 h 47 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $226 (€195), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $63 (€54).

Train providers: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA trains

Travel to Boston, MA from Richmond, VA from $63 (€54) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak and Amtrak Acela! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey between Richmond, VA and Boston, MA.

Richmond, VA to Boston, MA train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: $63
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Trains from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA

FAQs: Travel by train from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA 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 Richmond, VA to Boston, MA.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA can start from as little as $63 (€54) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Richmond, VA to Boston, MA is $226 (€195); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Richmond, VA to Boston, MA train travel time is 10 h 47 min   for the 473 mile (763 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA leaves at 10: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA leaves at 9: 41 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA without having to change trains with Amtrak. There are 2 direct trains from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Boston, MA. Take the fast train with Amtrak Acela from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA.
When taking a train from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA, you can count on Amtrak or Amtrak Acela for the best way to get you to Boston, MA. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Boston, MA from Richmond, VA and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 41 PM.
The cheapest month to travel from Richmond, VA to Boston, MA by train is November.
You have options as you can travel between Richmond, VA and Boston, MA 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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