Cheap train tickets from Newark, NJ to Richmond

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£103

Average

£116

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Newark, NJ to Richmond will cost around £ 116 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 103.

Amtrak
11:44Newark, NJ5h43 17:27Richmond
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£1031One-way
Amtrak
16:22Newark, NJ5h51 22:13Richmond
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£1291One-way

Train schedule Newark, NJ to Richmond

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11:44Newark, NJ5h43 17:27Richmond
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Amtrak
16:22Newark, NJ5h51 22:13Richmond
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27 May
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28 May
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£29Flixbus
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30 May
£55Amtrak
£32Flixbus
£126Republic Airlines
Tue
31 May
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£21Flixbus
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£56Amtrak
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Fastest train times from Newark, NJ to Richmond

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 43 m

Average

5 h 47 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

453 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Newark, NJ for Richmond every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 453 km distance in an average of 5 h 47 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 43 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 51 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
11:44Newark, NJ5h43 17:27Richmond
0 changes
£1031One-way
Amtrak
16:22Newark, NJ5h51 22:13Richmond
0 changes
£1291One-way

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Overview: Train from Newark, NJ to Richmond

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£78 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Newark, NJ to Richmond cover the 281 miles (453 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 33 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £78, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £55.

Train providers: Amtrak trains Newark, NJ to Richmond

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Newark, NJ to Richmond, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: £55

Amtrak has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Amtrak tickets to Richmond from Newark, NJ and when travelling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Richmond from Newark, NJ cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Newark, NJ to Richmond for the next 7 days starting from £55  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from Newark, NJ to Richmond?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Newark, NJ to Richmond train to cost on average £78  one way.

What is the distance to Richmond from Newark, NJ via train?

The Newark, NJ to Richmond train distance is approximately 281 miles (453 km).

How long does it take from Newark, NJ to Richmond by train?

On average the train from Newark, NJ to Richmond duration is 5 h 33 min  for the 281 miles (453 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Newark, NJ to Richmond?

If you're looking for trains from Newark, NJ to Richmond, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Richmond. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Newark, NJ to Richmond journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Richmond from Newark, NJ?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Newark, NJ to Richmond. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Newark, NJ to Richmond? What time is the last train from Newark, NJ to Richmond?

The first Newark, NJ to Richmond train departs at 10: 19   and the last train from Newark, NJ to Richmond leaves at 20: 22. Check out the most up-to-date Newark, NJ to Richmond train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase Newark, NJ Richmond train tickets to score the best deals?

If you purchase Newark, NJ to Richmond train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £78. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Newark, NJ and Richmond. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.