Trains Richmond, VA to Washington, DC: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC by train?

On average, a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC will cost you $ 63.92. 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 $ 10.51. 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.

Richmond, VA to Washington, DC by train

Best price $ 14
Journey duration 3 h 15 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 04:52
Last departure 16:41
Distance 95.7 mi
Departure Richmond, VA
Arrival Washington, DC
Carriers Amtrak

Ticket price Richmond, VA - Washington, DC every day

$ 35
$ 23.99
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$ 41
$ 13.99

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Richmond, VA - Washington, DC


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How much time will it take to go from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC by train?

The journey from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC covers a distance of 95.7 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 h 35 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 h 16 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC, which usually leaves at 04:32. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 16:41. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Richmond, VA at stations such as Richmond, VA, Richmond, VA - Main Street Station, Richmond, VA - Staples Mill Road Station, Main Street Station and Staples Mill Road Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Washington, DC at the following stations: Washington, DC, Washington Union Station and Union Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Richmond, VA and Washington, DC. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC?

The route from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC is served by providers including Amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 13 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Richmond, VA 4 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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