How to travel from Richmond to New York City

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from Richmond to New York City

You can get from Richmond to New York City by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Richmond to New York City on Aug 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Richmond to New York City

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $243
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $45 (€41) • 6 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $243 (€224) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak

Travel 285 miles (460 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Richmond and New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€41). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, gojet airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Richmond to New York City.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Richmond to New York City: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to New York City from Richmond is by taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€41).

This is compared to other ways of getting to New York City:

A train is generally $29 (€27) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $74 (€68) from Richmond to New York City.

Taking a train is usually $199 (€183) less than taking a flight to New York City, which costs on average $243 (€224) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Richmond to New York City is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to New York City that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 7 min   of travel time.

New York City is approximately 285 miles (460 km) away from Richmond.

The average frequency per day from Richmond to New York City is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Richmond to New York City 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 when traveling from Richmond to New York City:

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

    • Flixbus can take you to New York City by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Richmond to New York City for $74 (€68).
    • Travel with gojet airlines to go to New York City by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find gojet airlines Richmond to New York City tickets on Omio for $243 (€224).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to New York City by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Richmond to New York City tickets on Omio for $45 (€41).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Richmond to New York City with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with Amtrak.

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

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Richmond to New York City often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Madrid or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Richmond and New York City itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between New York City and any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Richmond to New York City, 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 $74 (€68) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $243 (€224) one way.
    • A train ticket for this journey is costing $45 (€41) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Richmond to New York City 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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