Richmond to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from Richmond to Boston

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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.

09:35AMRichmond11h03 08:38PMBoston
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10:35AMRichmond11h55 10:30PMBoston
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Train schedule from Richmond to Boston

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09:35AMRichmond11h03 08:38PMBoston
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10:35AMRichmond11h55 10:30PMBoston
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Fastest Journey

11 h 3 m


11 h 29 m

Trains per day



763 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Richmond for Boston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

09:35AMRichmond11h03 08:38PMBoston
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10:35AMRichmond11h55 10:30PMBoston
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Overview: Train from Richmond to Boston

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
durationAverage train duration17 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Richmond to Boston cover the 473 miles (763 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 47 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $42 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€38).

Train companies: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from Richmond to Boston trains

Travel to Boston from Richmond from $42 (€38) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Amtrak Acela

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 Boston from Richmond, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Richmond to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 33 min
  • Average Price: $42
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train from Richmond to Boston. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Richmond to Boston

    Travel by train to Boston 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 to Boston.
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Boston from Richmond for as low as $42 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Richmond to Boston train price to come in at an average of $42 (€38)  one way.
    The Richmond to Boston train distance is approximately 473 miles (763 km).
    The train time between Richmond and Boston is on average 17 h 47 min  for the 473 miles (763 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Boston from Richmond by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    If you're looking for trains from Richmond to Boston, you can rely on Amtrak or Amtrak to get you to Boston. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Richmond to Boston route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Richmond for Boston is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Richmond at 9: 35 AM. The last train leaves from Richmond at 8: 41 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Richmond to Boston and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book a train ticket from Richmond to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€38) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Richmond to Boston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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