Train Newark, NJ - Richmond, CA prices from $201.77

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Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train

The journey from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train is 2,552.23 mi and takes 79 hr 4 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:05 AM and the last at 11:49 AM. It is possible to travel from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train for as little as $201.77 or as much as $462.04. The best price for this journey is $201.77.

Lowest Price$201.77
Journey Duration79 hr 4 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$201.77
Highest Price$462.04
First Departure1:05 AM
Last Departure11:49 AM
Distance2,552.23 mi
DepartureNewark, NJ
ArrivalRichmond, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Your journey from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA with Virail

Planning to travel from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA?

On average, a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA will cost you $283.23. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $201.77. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $283.23 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA.

How long does it take to get from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train?

The average journey time is 79 hr 4 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 2,552.23 mi from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA to take longer than 79 hr 4 min. The distance between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA is around 2,552.23 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 79 hr 4 min. However, the fastest routes between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA take 73 hr 48 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What are the stations on the Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Newark, NJ from the following stations: . Arriving at Richmond, CA, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Richmond CA (RIC). Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Richmond, CA.

How many times a day do departures from Newark, NJ leave for Richmond, CA?

The exact number of journeys from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 5 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA

The cheapest Newark, NJ - Richmond, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $33.20 if you’re lucky, or $70.42 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to Richmond, CA by train

When travelling to Richmond, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
287.52kg
Bus
308.06kg
Flight
821.48kg
Car
657.19kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA are 287.52kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA? By taking the train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA you will save 533.96kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 20.54kg compared to a bus and 369.67kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA?
A train ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA is $283.23. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $201.77.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA is $201.77. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA by train?
Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA is 2,552.23 mi.
How long does the train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA take?
Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA is on average 79 hr 4 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 73 hr 48 min.
How many train connections per day go from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA?
Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA leave?
The earliest train from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA departs at 1:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA depart?
The latest train from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA departs at 11:49 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $201.77 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA is 73 hr 48 min.
Is there a direct train from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Newark, NJ and Richmond, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA by train?
The train journey from Newark, NJ to Richmond, CA creates 287.52kg of CO2 emissions.

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