How to travel from Philadelphia to Richmond

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from Philadelphia to Richmond

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

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bus

To get from Philadelphia to Richmond on Dec 10 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00AMPhiladelphia4h55 07:55AMRichmond
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501One-way
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12:40AMPhiladelphia5h20 06:00AMRichmond
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431One-way
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03:00AMPhiladelphia5h15 08:15AMRichmond
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501One-way

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Travel Information between Philadelphia and Richmond

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $190
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€29) • 5 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $190 (€171) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 206 miles (332 km) between Philadelphia and Richmond. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Philadelphia to Richmond.

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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 Philadelphia to Richmond.
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You can travel between Philadelphia and Richmond 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Richmond is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€29) compared to other travel options to Richmond:

A train is $22 (€19) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Philadelphia to Richmond costing on average $53 (€48).

A train is generally $158 (€142) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $190 (€171) 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 17 min.

In comparison, getting to Richmond by train can take on average 5 h 16 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Richmond is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Philadelphia to 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 Philadelphia to Richmond:

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

    • You can travel by bus between Philadelphia and Richmond with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Philadelphia to Richmond tickets for $53 (€48) on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane to Richmond from Philadelphia with gojet airlines, and you can find gojet airlines Philadelphia to Richmond tickets for $190 (€171) on Omio.
    • You can travel from Philadelphia to Richmond by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€29) with Amtrak from Philadelphia to Richmond.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Philadelphia to Richmond with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct bus to Richmond with Flixbus with 2 direct buses per day.
    • You can check for a direct train to Richmond with Amtrak with 2 direct trains per day.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Philadelphia to Richmond often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like. 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!

    Before traveling from Philadelphia 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 $53 (€48) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $190 (€171) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $32 (€29) one way.

    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.

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