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Duration 6h 40m
Distance 334.4 miles
Average price $215
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between New York and Richmond takes 6h 40m and the fastest train takes 6h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from New York to Richmond. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Washington Union Station
  3. Richmond
6h 37m
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$84 - $288

New York to Richmond train times

Trains run twice daily between New York and Richmond. The service departs New York at 12:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Richmond at 18:57. All services require a transfer at Washington Union Station and take an average of 6h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between New York and Richmond is 289 miles. The road distance is 334.4 miles.

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New York to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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New York to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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There are 418+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New York and Richmond?

You can take a train from New York to Richmond via Washington Union Station in around 6h 37m.
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140

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