Richmond, VA to Washington, DC train

Thu, Jul 18
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Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Amtrak
06:05AM2h17
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
08:22AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$201One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
05:35AM2h47
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
08:22AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$221One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
03:08PM2h34
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
05:42PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$311One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:27AM2h18
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:45AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$311One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
06:54AM2h51
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:45AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$331One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
Amtrak
04:52AM2h33
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
07:25AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:35AM2h47
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
08:22AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
06:05AM2h17
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
08:22AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
06:54AM2h51
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
09:45AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:27AM2h18
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:45AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
08:23AM2h23
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
10:46AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
11:01AM2h22
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
01:23PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:39PM2h25
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
03:04PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
02:11PM2h20
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
04:31PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
03:08PM2h34
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
05:42PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:41PM2h29
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
07:10PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:00PM2h59
Main Street Station, Richmond, VA
07:59PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:35PM2h24
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
07:59PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 30 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

154 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Richmond, VA for Washington, DC every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Amtrak
06:05AM2h17
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
08:22AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$201One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
07:27AM2h18
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
09:45AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$311One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
02:11PM2h20
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
04:31PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$651One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
11:01AM2h22
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
01:23PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$541One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
08:23AM2h23
Staples Mill Road Station, Richmond, VA
10:46AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC cover the 95 miles (153 km) long route taking on average 2 h 18 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15).

Train companies: Amtrak from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC trains

You can travel by train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC with Amtrak for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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

Train information from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC

FAQs: Travel by train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Richmond, VA to Washington, DC is $22 (€19); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC is 2 h 18 min   to travel the 95 mile (153 km) long route, with around there are 3 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC leaves at 10: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC leaves at 9: 41 PM.
Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Richmond, VA to Washington, DC train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Richmond, VA and Washington, DC to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 41 PM.
A trip to Washington, DC from Richmond, VA is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 18 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Washington, DC from Richmond, VA including taking a train, bus or flight.

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