How to travel from Richmond to Boston

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Travel Information to Boston from Richmond

distanceDistance473 miles (763 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$62 - $195
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $62 (€57) • 11 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $195 (€179) • 1 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, United or Amtrak

Travel 473 miles (763 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Richmond to Boston. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $62 (€57). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to Boston.

Travel Tips: Travel from Richmond to Boston

Travel to Boston 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 Richmond to Boston.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Richmond to Boston. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Boston is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $62 (€57) compared to other travel options to Boston:

Taking a bus is usually $133 (€122) less than taking a flight to Boston, which costs on average $195 (€179) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $80 (€74) less than taking a train, which costs on average $142 (€131) for this trip.

The fastest way from Richmond to Boston is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 33 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Boston by bus can take on average 11 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 33 min.

Boston is approximately 473 miles (763 km) away from Richmond.

The average frequency per day from Richmond to Boston is:

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

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

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

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

    • You can go to Boston from Richmond by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $62 (€57) with Flixbus from Richmond to Boston on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane to Boston from Richmond with United, and you can find United Richmond to Boston tickets for $195 (€179) on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Richmond to Boston with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $142 (€131) with Amtrak from Richmond to Boston.
    Your trip from Richmond to Boston doesn't have to end in Boston. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’d like to add New York City, London or Paris to your Richmond to Boston tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Boston today!

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $62 (€57) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $195 (€179) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $142 (€131) one way on average.

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

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