The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from New York City to Richmond is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 55 m
7 h 55 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave New York City for Richmond every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||285 miles (460 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$48 (€41)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus companies||Greyhound, FlixBus or OurBus|
Buses from New York City to Richmond cover the 285 miles (460 km) long route taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Greyhound, FlixBus or OurBus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $48 (€41), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $46 (€39).
FlixBus and Greyhound buses will get you to Richmond from New York City from $46 (€39). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Bus information from New York City to Richmond with FlixBus:
Traveling from the great city of New York to Richmond in Virginia can be done with ease, convenience and comfort when using bus services. The two great cities are separated by a distance of 335 miles (approximately 539 kilometers). Richmond combines southern charm and beauty with big city amenities and a young and creative culture. Traveling by bus from New York to Richmond takes approximately seven hours. Using OurBus to travel from New York to Richmond is cheaper and faster than many other forms of transport. Although there are no express buses on the route from New York to Richmond, OurBus operates services with stops in Washington, Springfield, and Fredericksburg, on the way to Richmond. The intercity route from New York to Richmond has a weekly frequency of six buses, with two services operating every day from Friday through to Sunday.
OurBus has buses operating the intercity route from New York to Richmond, Virginia. Although the buses used to travel between the cities are not owned and operated by OurBus, the bus companies in partnership meet the strict OurBus standards. There are two bus companies that operate services on the route from New York to Richmond alongside OurBus. Adventures by Dawn operate the daytime bus on the intercity route from New York to Richmond while National Coach Works Inc of Virginia operates the late evening to late night bus from New York to Richmond. Both bus companies take the same amount of time to get to Richmond from New York. Although the buses have stops along the route, there is no change required on services on this route
The average duration taken to complete the intercity journey from New York to Richmond is approximately seven hours using OurBus. The daytime bus departs from New York Madison avenue between 26th and 27th street with stops at Washington DC 99th street 2002 Union bus terminal slips 14 and 15, Springfield VA Backlick North Park and Ride Bus Shelter on N. Backlick road. From there it is on to the last stop in Richmond, Virginia. The other service operates a similar route, the only exception being after the Springfield stop it travels to Fredericksburg Virginia 627 Warrenton Road commuter lot, and then on to Pine Street near VCU Medical center.
The intercity route from New York to Richmond has two daily buses on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. OurBus departure timetables for intercity routes from New York to Richmond do not operate bus services on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The first bus from New York departs from Madison Avenue between 26th and 27th Street at 10:00 a.m. and arrives in Richmond at 5:40 p.m. National Coach Works services depart at 5:30 p.m. from Port Authority Bus Terminal lower level Gate 23 and arrives in Richmond Pine Street, next to VCU Medical Center at 1:10 a.m.
Departure bus station: from New York City, OurBus operates departures from two separate bus terminals. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is located approximately two miles from the city center. The terminal can be accessed using Bus M104 towards 41 ST via Broadway avenue, Bus Q towards Coney Island, bus M-Seven towards 14 via Columbus, Bus A and Bus D. The buses take approximately 10 minutes to get from the city center to the bus terminal. The terminal has various facilities like baggage storage, Red Cap for help with luggage, charging stations and points for mobile devices, free WiFi for 30 minutes, taxi dispatch center, and 24-hour parking options. The other departure station for OurBus intercity services is at Madison avenue between 26th and 27th street in Manhattan. The bus stop can be accessed using public buses, including BXM18, BXM-three, BXM-four, M-one, M-two, QM21, or X68. Train services include Far Rockaway, Hudson Long Beach, and Port Washington or through subway six, six-X, F and W. Nearby attractions include shopping boutiques, Joe's coffee company, hotels, cafes, and Central Park.
Arrival bus station: buses from New York arrive at Pine Street VCU Medical center Westbound and Eastbound Station. The station is near the Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Union University. It can be reached using bus 14 towards Hermitage/Wilmer that takes approximately six minutes or using BRT towards Main/Broad/ Willow Lawn. The station is near coffee shops, boutiques, and restaurants. The station has two platforms. Services and facilities available at the station include bicycles ramps, parking options, ticket machines, and a help center.
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