Duration 3 days 3h
Distance 1476.5 miles
Average price $342
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Richmond and Austin takes 3 days 3h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Richmond to Austin. 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. Alexandria Amtrak Station
  3. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  4. San Antonio Amtrak Station
  5. Austin
2 days 0h
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Richmond to Austin train times

Trains run twice a week between Richmond and Austin. The service departs Richmond at 06:35 in the morning, which arrives into Austin at 09:23. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3 days 3h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Richmond to Austin? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Austin station. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Austin Amtrak Station via Alexandria Amtrak Station, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and San Antonio Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Richmond and Austin is 1271 miles. The road distance is 1476.5 miles.

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

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Richmond to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak Station.

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Austin is 1h behind Richmond. It is currently 8:48 PM in Richmond and 7:48 PM in Austin.

There are 685+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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