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from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA

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Sat
Oct 16
$66Amtrak
$32Greyhound
Sun
Oct 17
$67Amtrak
$35Greyhound
Mon
Oct 18
$44Amtrak
$32Greyhound
Wed
Oct 20
$43Amtrak
$27Greyhound
Thu
Oct 21
$44Amtrak
$30Greyhound

Travel Information from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound or Amtrak

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA.

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FAQs
How do I go from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?

There are 2 travel options from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?

The cheapest way to travel to Charlottesville, VA from Richmond is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€27).

This is compared to other travel options to Charlottesville, VA:

A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA costing on average $43 (€35).

What is the fastest way to get from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?

The fastest way to get to Charlottesville, VA from Richmond is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Charlottesville, VA can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Charlottesville, VA by train can take on average 6 h 45 min.

How far is Charlottesville, VA from Richmond?

You should expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) between Richmond and Charlottesville, VA.

How many services a day are there from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?

The average frequency per day from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling between Richmond and Charlottesville, VA, where do I depart from Richmond and where do I arrive in Charlottesville, VA?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA:

    Which travel companies can get me from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?

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

    • Greyhound can take you to Charlottesville, VA by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA for $33 (€27).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Charlottesville, VA by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Richmond to Charlottesville, VA tickets on Omio for $43 (€35).
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA?
    Omio customers who travel from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA often also extend their vacation to go to Washington, DC, New York City or Newark, NJ. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Charlottesville, VA and these popular destinations at a great price.
    When should I purchase a ticket from Richmond to Charlottesville, VA online to score the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€27) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $43 (€35) one way.

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

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