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Duration 8h 22m
Distance 237.5 miles
Average price $142
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Richmond takes 8h 22m and the fastest train takes 6h 47m. The train service runs several times per day from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 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. 30th Street Train Station
  2. Washington Union Station
  3. Richmond
6h 6m
$82 - $197

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Richmond train times

Trains run twice daily between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Richmond. The earliest departure is at 00:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is at 12:10 which arrives into Richmond at 18:57. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal B and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via 30th Street Train Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Richmond is 201 miles. The road distance is 237.5 miles.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 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 Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Richmond?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Richmond via 30th Street Train Station and Washington Union Station in around 6h 6m.
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100

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 30th Street Train Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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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