How to travel from Richmond to Philadelphia

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Travel Information to Philadelphia from Richmond

distanceDistance206 miles (332 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $336
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $61 (€56) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $336 (€309) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

Travel 206 miles (332 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Richmond and Philadelphia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€56). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to Philadelphia.

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

The cheapest way to go to Philadelphia from Richmond is by taking a bus, which costs on average $61 (€56).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Philadelphia:

A bus is generally $275 (€253) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $336 (€309) from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Taking a bus is usually $26 (€24) less than taking a train to Philadelphia, which costs on average $87 (€80) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Philadelphia from Richmond is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Philadelphia can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 34 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Richmond to Philadelphia is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

    • You can go to Philadelphia from Richmond by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $61 (€56) with Flixbus from Richmond to Philadelphia on Omio.
    • You can go to Philadelphia from Richmond by plane with piedmont airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $336 (€309) with piedmont airlines from Richmond to Philadelphia on Omio.
    • You can travel by train from Richmond to Philadelphia with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Richmond to Philadelphia tickets for $87 (€80) on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Richmond to Philadelphia often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Washington, DC or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Philadelphia and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

    • Bus tickets are costing $61 (€56) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $336 (€309) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $87 (€80) one way on average.

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

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