How to travel from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ

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Travel Information from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$50 - $194
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€43) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $194 (€168) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 281 miles (453 km) by train, bus or flight from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ.

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from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ

How to get from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
09:20AM6h15
Richmond, VA
03:35PMNewark, NJ
$561One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
09:20AM6h15
Richmond, VA
03:35PMNewark, NJ
$561One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
09:20AM6h15
Richmond, VA
03:35PMNewark, NJ
$561One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Greyhound
10:25AM8h15
Richmond, VA
06:40PMNewark, NJ
$591One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
03:00PM9h15
Richmond, VA
12:15AMNewark, NJ
$811One-way
0 transfers

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Travel from Richmond to Newark on Amtrak, Greyhound and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains between Richmond and Newark, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

      FAQs: Travel from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ

      FAQs: Travel to Newark, NJ 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, VA to Newark, NJ.
      FAQs

      There are 3 options to travel to Newark, NJ from Richmond, VA including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Newark, NJ from Richmond, VA is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€43).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ:

      Taking a bus costs $144 (€124) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $194 (€168).

      A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train with an average ticket price of $51 (€44) from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ.

      The quickest way to travel to Newark, NJ from Richmond, VA is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Newark, NJ by bus takes 6 h 5 min on average.

      Train takes 5 h 57 min on average.

      The Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ distance is around 281 miles (453 km).

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

      • 3 buses per day.
      • Around 3 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ:

        The following travel companies offer services from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ:

        • Travel with Greyhound or FlixBus for buses to Newark, NJ. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Greyhound Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ tickets on Omio for $50 (€43).
        • Republic Airlines can take you to Newark, NJ by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Republic Airlines from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ for $194 (€168).
        • Travel with Amtrak to go to Newark, NJ by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ tickets on Omio for $51 (€44).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus available with Greyhound or FlixBus 3 direct buses per day.
        • 3 direct trains per day with Amtrak.

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

        Your trip from Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ doesn't have to end in Newark, NJ. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Washington, DC, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Boston, MA or New Carrollton, MD. If you’d like to add Washington, DC, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Boston, MA or New Carrollton, MD to your Richmond, VA to Newark, NJ tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Newark, NJ today!
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