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from Boston to Richmond

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

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Travel Information from Boston to Richmond

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $112
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€31) • 11 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $112 (€89) • 4 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 473 miles (763 km) by bus, flight or train between Boston and Richmond. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to Richmond.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Boston to Richmond?

There are 3 ways to travel to Richmond from Boston including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Boston to Richmond?

The cheapest way to travel to Richmond from Boston is by taking a bus with an average price of $39 (€31).

This is compared to other travel options to Richmond:

A bus is generally $73 (€58) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $112 (€89) from Boston to Richmond.

Taking a bus is about $14 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $53 (€42) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Boston to Richmond?

The fastest way to get to Richmond from Boston is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Richmond can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 15 h 57 min.

How far is Richmond from Boston?

You should expect to travel around 473 miles (763 km) between Boston and Richmond.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Boston to Richmond?

The average frequency per day from Boston to Richmond is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling between Boston and Richmond, where do I depart from Boston and where do I arrive in Richmond?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Boston to Richmond?

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

    • Travel with Flixbus to go to Richmond by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Boston to Richmond tickets on Omio for $39 (€31).
    • Travel with American Airlines to go to Richmond by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find American Airlines Boston to Richmond tickets on Omio for $112 (€89).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Richmond. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Boston to Richmond tickets on Omio for $53 (€42).
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Boston to Richmond?
    Omio customers who travel from Boston to Richmond often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Richmond and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I buy tickets from Boston to Richmond online for the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets are costing $39 (€31) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing on average $112 (€89) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $53 (€42) one way.

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