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Train Information to Washington, DC from Richmond

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$25 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Richmond to Washington, DC cover the 95 miles (153 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 53 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 journey costs around $25 (€21), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€21).

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Train between Richmond and Washington, DC with Amtrak

Travel from Richmond to Washington, DC from $25 (€21) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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

Richmond to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 74 h 54 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

When you buy your Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Washington, DC don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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Trains from Richmond to Washington, DC
Travel by train 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 to Washington, DC.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Washington, DC from Richmond?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Richmond to Washington, DC to cost as little as $25 (€21)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Richmond and Washington, DC?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $25 (€21)  for a train ticket from Richmond to Washington, DC.
How far is Washington, DC from Richmond by train?
The Richmond to Washington, DC train distance is approximately 95 miles (153 km).
How long is a train from Richmond to Washington, DC on average?
On average the Richmond to Washington, DC train travel time is 2 h 53 min  for the 95 miles (153 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train providers offer a service from Richmond to Washington, DC?
Take the Richmond to Washington, DC train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Richmond and Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Richmond and Washington, DC?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Richmond to Washington, DC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Richmond to Washington, DC?
The earliest train departing from Richmond to Washington, DC leaves at 10: 35 AM. The last train departing from Richmond to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 00 PM. You can find the latest Richmond to Washington, DC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Washington, DC from Richmond to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Richmond to Washington, DC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $25 (€21) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Richmond and Washington, DC are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.