Travel options
from Alexandria to Richmond

You can get from Alexandria to Richmond by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Alexandria to Richmond on Oct 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:38AMAlexandria Station1h51 09:29AMStaples Mill Road Station
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06:07PMAlexandria Station2h03 08:10PMStaples Mill Road Station
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10:18AMAlexandria Station1h53 12:11PMStaples Mill Road Station
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Travel Information to Richmond from Alexandria

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 1 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€17) • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 89 miles (143 km) by bus or train between Alexandria and Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Alexandria to Richmond.

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FAQs
How do I go from Alexandria to Richmond?

You can travel between Alexandria and Richmond 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Alexandria to Richmond the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Alexandria and Richmond is by taking a train with an average price of $21 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Richmond:

Taking a train is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a bus to Richmond, which costs on average $36 (€30) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Alexandria to Richmond?

The fastest way to get to Richmond from Alexandria is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 56 min.

Other travel options to Richmond can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 40 min   on average.

How far is Richmond from Alexandria?

The distance from Alexandria to Richmond is approximately 89 miles (143 km).

How many services a day are there from Alexandria to Richmond?

The average frequency per day from Alexandria to Richmond is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Richmond from Alexandria as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Richmond from Alexandria, where do I depart from Alexandria and where do I arrive in Richmond?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Alexandria to Richmond:

    Who can get me from Alexandria to Richmond?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Alexandria to Richmond, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can get you to Richmond by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Greyhound from Alexandria to Richmond for $36 (€30) on Omio.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Richmond by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Alexandria to Richmond tickets on Omio for $21 (€17).
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Alexandria to Richmond?
    Looking to extend your trip from Alexandria to Richmond? Many Omio customers who go from Alexandria to Richmond usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, Washington, DC or Paris from Richmond, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I book my Alexandria to Richmond one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Alexandria to Richmond, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $36 (€30) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $21 (€17) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Alexandria to Richmond online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.