How to travel from Boston to Richmond

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Travel Information to Richmond from Boston

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $117
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€35) • 10 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $117 (€111) • 1 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak

Travel 473 miles (763 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Boston to Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Boston to Richmond.

Travel Tips: Travel from Boston to Richmond

Travel Tips: Travel to Richmond easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston to Richmond.
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There are 4 travel options from Boston to Richmond: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Richmond from Boston is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Richmond:

A train is $5 (€5) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Boston to Richmond costing on average $42 (€40).

A train is $80 (€75) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Boston to Richmond costing on average $117 (€111).

The fastest way to get to Richmond from Boston is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 41 min.

Other travel options to Richmond can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Richmond by bus can take on average 11 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 16 min.

Richmond is approximately 473 miles (763 km) away from Boston.

The average frequency per day from Boston to Richmond is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 5 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling 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 for buses to Richmond. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Boston to Richmond tickets on Omio for $42 (€40).
    • Travel with gojet airlines for flights to Richmond. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for gojet airlines Boston to Richmond tickets on Omio for $117 (€111).
    • Amtrak can get you to Richmond by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Boston to Richmond for $37 (€35) on Omio.
    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.

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

    • Bus tickets cost $42 (€40) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost $117 (€111) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $37 (€35) 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.

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