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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 to Richmond from Boston

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $116
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€32) • 12 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€73) • 4 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiespiedmont airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak

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

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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.
FAQs

How do I go from Boston to Richmond?

You can travel between Boston and Richmond 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Boston to Richmond?

The cheapest way to travel between Boston and Richmond is by taking a bus with an average price of $39 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Richmond:

A bus is generally $48 (€40) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $87 (€73) from Boston to Richmond.

A bus is generally $77 (€65) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $116 (€97) from Boston to Richmond.

What is the quickest way from Boston to Richmond?

The fastest way from Boston to Richmond is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 53 min.

There are alternative travel options to Richmond that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Richmond by train can take on average 10 h 50 min.

What is the distance from Boston to Richmond?

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 per day.

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

When traveling from Boston to Richmond, what are the departure and arrival points in Boston and 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?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Boston to Richmond:

    • You can travel by plane to Richmond from Boston with piedmont airlines, and you can find piedmont airlines Boston to Richmond tickets for $87 (€73) on Omio.
    • You can travel by bus between Boston and Richmond with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Boston to Richmond tickets for $39 (€32) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Boston to Richmond with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Boston to Richmond tickets for $116 (€97) on Omio.

    Where should I go next after I travel to Richmond from Boston?

    Your trip from Boston to Richmond doesn't have to end in Richmond. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. If you’d like to add New York City, Washington, DC or Paris to your Boston to Richmond tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Richmond today!

    How early should I purchase Boston to Richmond tickets online to score the best deals?

    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:

    • Plane tickets cost on average $87 (€73) one way.
    • Bus tickets are costing on average $39 (€32) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $116 (€97) 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.