Amtrak increases daily weekday service to Norfolk

Posted at 12:33 PM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 13:04:46-05

WASHINGTON – The Amtrak Northeast Regional will soon be offering additional departures from Norfolk.

The Amtrak Northeast Regional will offer two weekday departures from Norfolk to give customers more convenience for travel to Washington, D.C., and the Northeast.

Tickets are available now for the services that begin March 4.

The first Amtrak Northeast Regional departs Norfolk at 6:15 a.m. every weekday and arrives in Washington, D.C., at 10:45 a.m.

Services starting March 4 will have a second Amtrak Northeast Regional that will depart Norfolk at 9 a.m. every weekday and arrive in Washington, D.C., at 1:27 p.m.

The additional departure will include a stop in Petersburg, Va. The Norfolk station at 280 Park Ave. is also a stop for the Thruway bus connection for service to the Amtrak station in Newport News, Va.

Amtrak offers customers a same-seat trip to and from Norfolk, with intermediate stops in Petersburg, Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and other cities in the Northeast.