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from Philadelphia to Richmond

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

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Travel Information from Philadelphia to Richmond

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $101
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€15) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $101 (€81) • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesair wisconsin, Flixbus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 206 miles (332 km) to Richmond from Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are air wisconsin, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Philadelphia to Richmond.

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FAQs
How do I get from Philadelphia to Richmond?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Richmond from Philadelphia?

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Richmond is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€15) compared to other travel options to Richmond:

Taking a bus is usually $82 (€66) less than taking a flight to Richmond, which costs on average $101 (€81) for the same trip.

A bus is $28 (€22) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Philadelphia to Richmond costing on average $47 (€37).

What is the fastest way from Philadelphia to Richmond?

The fastest way to get to Richmond from Philadelphia is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 29 min.

Other travel options to Richmond can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Richmond by bus can take on average 4 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Philadelphia to Richmond?

You should expect to travel around 206 miles (332 km) between Philadelphia and Richmond.

How many services a day are there between Philadelphia and Richmond?

The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Richmond is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

Where do I depart from Philadelphia? Where do I arrive in Richmond?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Philadelphia to Richmond:

    Which travel companies can get me from Philadelphia to Richmond?

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

    • You can go to Richmond from Philadelphia by plane with air wisconsin. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $101 (€81) with air wisconsin from Philadelphia to Richmond on Omio.
    • You can travel to Richmond from Philadelphia by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€15) with Flixbus from Philadelphia to Richmond.
    • You can take a train from Philadelphia to Richmond with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $47 (€37) with Amtrak from Philadelphia to Richmond.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Philadelphia to Richmond?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Philadelphia to Richmond often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Philadelphia and Richmond itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Richmond and any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I buy my Philadelphia to Richmond one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket costs $101 (€81) one way on average for this trip.
    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $19 (€15) one way on average.
    • A train ticket costs $47 (€37) one way on average for this route.

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

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Philadelphia
    Philadelphia 30th Street Station
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