How to travel from New York City to Richmond

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from New York City to Richmond

You can get from New York City to Richmond by train, bus or flight.

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To get from New York City to Richmond on Nov 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between New York City and Richmond

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $199
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€36) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $199 (€181) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 285 miles (460 km) between New York City and Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from New York City to Richmond.

Travel Tips: Travel from New York City 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 New York City to Richmond.
FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel between New York City and Richmond. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Richmond from New York City is by taking a bus with an average price of $40 (€36).

This is compared to other travel options to Richmond:

Taking a bus is about $160 (€145) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $199 (€181) for this route.

A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from New York City to Richmond costing on average $49 (€45).

The fastest way to get to Richmond from New York City is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 17 min.

Other travel options to Richmond can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 7 min.

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

The average frequency per day from New York City to Richmond is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between New York City and Richmond 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 New York City to Richmond:

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

    • Flixbus can get you to Richmond by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from New York City to Richmond for $40 (€36) on Omio.
    • Travel with air wisconsin for flights to Richmond. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for air wisconsin New York City to Richmond tickets on Omio for $199 (€181).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Richmond by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak New York City to Richmond tickets on Omio for $49 (€45).

    Yes, there are direct services available from New York City to Richmond with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.
    • You can find around 2 direct trains per day and travel with Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Richmond as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from New York City to Richmond.

    Many of our customers traveling from New York City to Richmond don't make Richmond their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Richmond are Washington, DC, Paris or Philadelphia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Richmond to any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from New York City to Richmond, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $40 (€36) one way for this route.
    • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $199 (€181) one way.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $49 (€45) one way.

    But we recommend booking New York City to Richmond tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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