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Duration 12h 12m
Distance 471 miles
Average price $250
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Richmond and Albany takes 12h 12m and the fastest train takes 9h 10m. The train service runs several times per day from Richmond to Albany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
  2. Washington Union Station
  3. New York Penn Station
  4. Albany
9h 26m
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$113 - $335

Richmond to Albany train times

Trains run twice daily between Richmond and Albany. The earliest departure is at 06:35 in the morning, and the last departure from Richmond is at 18:00 which arrives into Albany at 09:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 12h 12m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 26m.

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The distance between Richmond and Albany is 405 miles. The road distance is 471 miles.

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Richmond to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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Richmond to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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