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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 modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€20) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $144 (€120) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

Travel 206 miles (332 km) by bus, flight or train between Philadelphia and Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Philadelphia to Richmond.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Philadelphia to Richmond?

You can travel from Philadelphia to Richmond 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Richmond is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€20) compared to other travel options to Richmond:

Taking a bus is about $119 (€99) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $144 (€120) for this trip.

A bus is generally $59 (€49) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $83 (€69) from Philadelphia to Richmond.

What is the quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Richmond?

The fastest way from Philadelphia to Richmond is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Richmond by train can take on average 4 h 31 min.

How many miles from Philadelphia to Richmond would I travel?

The Philadelphia to Richmond distance is around 206 miles (332 km).

How many services a day are there to Richmond from Philadelphia?

The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Richmond is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Philadelphia to Richmond?

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

    Who 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 take a bus from Philadelphia to Richmond with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€20) with Flixbus from Philadelphia to Richmond.
    • You can travel by plane to Richmond from Philadelphia with piedmont airlines, and you can find piedmont airlines Philadelphia to Richmond tickets for $144 (€120) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Richmond from Philadelphia with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to Richmond tickets for $83 (€69) on Omio.

    Where should I go next after I travel between Philadelphia and Richmond?

    Looking to extend your trip from Philadelphia to Richmond? Many Omio customers who go from Philadelphia to Richmond usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. If you're looking to explore New York City, Washington, DC or Paris from Richmond, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    How early should I buy Philadelphia to Richmond tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost $25 (€20) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $144 (€120) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost $83 (€69) one way on average.

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