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Overview: Bus from New York City to Richmond

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€22)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from New York City to Richmond cover the 285 miles (460 km) long journey taking on average 76 h 7 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€22), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€20).

Bus companies: FlixBus from New York City to Richmond

Find the best buses to Richmond from New York City with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $23 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $23

These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from New York City to Richmond:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Buses from New York to Richmond 

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.

Which bus companies travel from New York to Richmond? 

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

How long is the bus ride from New York to Richmond? 

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.

How many buses are there from New York to Richmond? 

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from New York to Richmond? 

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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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest bus from New York City to Richmond?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Richmond buses for as little as $23 (€20)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket to Richmond from New York City?

The bus price to Richmond from New York City is on average $26 (€22)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

What is the distance to Richmond from New York City by bus?

The bus distance from New York City to Richmond is around 285 miles (460 km).

How long is the bus from New York City to Richmond?

The New York City to Richmond bus duration is on average 76 h 7 min, which is to be expected when traveling 285 miles (460 km) from New York City to Richmond. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What bus companies go from New York City to Richmond?

If you're looking for buses from New York City to Richmond, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to Richmond. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the New York City to Richmond journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many buses per day are there from New York City to Richmond?

On average, there is 1 bus a day from New York City to Richmond. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure bus times from New York City to Richmond?

The earliest bus for this journey departs from New York City at 1: 30 PM. The last bus leaves from New York City at 8: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from New York City to Richmond and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from New York City to Richmond to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you book bus tickets from New York City to Richmond within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from New York City to Richmond a few months in advance.