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from Richmond to Washington, DC

You can get from Richmond to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Richmond to Washington, DC on Oct 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25AMStaples Mill Road Station2h31 10:56AMUnion Station
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10:19AMStaples Mill Road Station2h16 12:35PMUnion Station
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06:25AMStaples Mill Road Station2h25 08:50AMUnion Station
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Sat
Oct 16
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$10Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 17
$43Amtrak
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$357American Airlines
Mon
Oct 18
$25Amtrak
$10Flixbus
$228gojet airlines
Tue
Oct 19
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$37Greyhound
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Wed
Oct 20
$25Amtrak
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$227air wisconsin
Thu
Oct 21
$25Amtrak
$10Flixbus
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Fri
Oct 22
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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Richmond

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $171
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 2 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $171 (€139) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) between Richmond and Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Richmond to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Richmond to Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways to travel from Richmond to Washington, DC including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Richmond to Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to travel between Richmond and Washington, DC is by taking a train with an average price of $24 (€19).

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

A train is $12 (€10) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Richmond to Washington, DC costing on average $35 (€29).

Taking a train is usually $147 (€120) less than taking a flight to Washington, DC, which costs on average $171 (€139) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Richmond to Washington, DC?

The fastest way from Richmond to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 51 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 22 min.

What is the distance between Richmond and Washington, DC?

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

How many services a day are there to Washington, DC from Richmond?

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

  • 1 train a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Richmond and in Washington, DC?

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

    Which travel companies can take me 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:

    • Greyhound can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Richmond to Washington, DC for $35 (€29).
    • Travel with American Airlines to go to Washington, DC by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find American Airlines Richmond to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $171 (€139).
    • 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 $24 (€19) on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Richmond to Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Richmond to Washington, DC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Richmond and Washington, DC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Washington, DC and any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I book Richmond to Washington, DC tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Richmond to Washington, DC, 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 $35 (€29) one way for this route.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $171 (€139) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket for this route is costing $24 (€19) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Richmond to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.