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Trains Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA: Times, Prices and Tickets

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What's the best way to get from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA?

The cheapest train tickets from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA cost $ 21.02. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 60.26 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 Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA.

Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA by train

Journey duration 5 h 55 min
Connections per day 9
First departure 04:52
Last departure 12:39
Distance 206.9 mi
Departure Richmond, VA
Arrival Philadelphia, PA
Carriers Amtrak, Amtrack

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Route Summary by Train

Connections
8
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1
Minimum price
$ 21.02
Maximum price
$ 194.46

Richmond, VA - Philadelphia, PA

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Date
Thursday, September 29th 2022
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Richmond, VA - Staples Mill Road Station - Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street
8:25am - 3:18pm
Amtrak
6h 53min
1 changes
CO2: 0.96kg
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$ 39

Date
Thursday, September 29th 2022
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Richmond - Philadelphia (6th & Market St)
11:30pm - 4:00am
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4h 30min
CO2: 11.71kg
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How long will it take me to travel from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA by train?

The journey between Richmond, VA and Philadelphia, PA runs for about 206.9 mi and usually takes approximately 5 h 51 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 h 34 min. If you are trying to get from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA?

The first journey of the day departs from Richmond, VA at 17:14. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 12:39. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Richmond, VA and Philadelphia, PA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Richmond, VA and Philadelphia, PA. You can start your journey in Richmond, VA at stations such as Richmond, VA, Richmond, VA - Main Street Station and Richmond, VA - Staples Mill Road Station. These connect to stations including Philadelphia, PA and Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street in Philadelphia, PA. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA.

How many times a day do departures from Richmond, VA leave for Philadelphia, PA?

The exact number of journeys from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA 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 9 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Amtrak. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 16 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 Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA. 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 Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.

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