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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Richmond

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Richmond cover the 95 miles (153 km) long route taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€35).

Train companies: Amtrak from Washington, DC to Richmond trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Washington, DC to Richmond from $43 (€35) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Amtrak

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 from Washington, DC to Richmond.

Amtrak from Washington, DC to Richmond train information:

  • Average Duration: 71 h 54 min
  • Average Price: $43
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Washington, DC and Richmond:

  • 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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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Washington, DC and Richmond cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Washington, DC to Richmond trains for as little as $43 (€35)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Richmond from Washington, DC?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Washington, DC to Richmond train price to come in at an average of $43 (€35)  one way.

What is the distance from Washington, DC to Richmond by train?

The train distance from Washington, DC to Richmond is around 95 miles (153 km).

What is the Washington, DC to Richmond train travel time?

On average the Washington, DC to Richmond train time is 2 h 12 min  covering the 95 miles (153 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies can take me from Washington, DC to Richmond?

Take the Washington, DC to Richmond train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Richmond from Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Richmond from Washington, DC?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Washington, DC to Richmond. 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 Washington, DC to Richmond?

The first Washington, DC to Richmond train departs at 2: 59 PM   and the last train from Washington, DC to Richmond leaves at 8: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Washington, DC to Richmond on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Washington, DC to Richmond train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Washington, DC to Richmond is on average $43 (€35) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Richmond from Washington, DC available a few months in advance.