How to travel from Richmond to Washington, DC

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Travel Information from Richmond to Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $330 (€295) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) between Richmond and Washington, DC. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to Washington, DC.

Travel Tips: Travel from Richmond to Washington, DC

Travel to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC.
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There are 4 travel options from Richmond to Washington, DC: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Washington, DC from Richmond is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A ferry is generally $20 (€18) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $20 (€18) from Richmond to Washington, DC.

Taking a ferry is about $330 (€295) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $330 (€295) for this route.

A ferry is generally $17 (€15) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $17 (€15) from Richmond to Washington, DC.

The quickest way to travel from Richmond to Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 16 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 95 miles (153 km) from Richmond to Washington, DC.

The average frequency per day from Richmond to Washington, DC is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • 4 flights per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC:

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

    • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Richmond to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $20 (€18).
    • Travel with air wisconsin for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for air wisconsin Richmond to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $330 (€295).
    • Amtrak can get you to Washington, DC by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Richmond to Washington, DC for $17 (€15) on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from Richmond to Washington, DC don't make Washington, DC their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Washington, DC are New York City, Paris or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Washington, DC to any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€18) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $330 (€295) one way on average.
    • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $17 (€15) one way on average.

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

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