How to travel from Washington, DC to Richmond

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Travel Information to Richmond from Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $135
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $135 (€121) • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 95 miles (153 km) to Richmond from Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Richmond.

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There are 3 travel options from Washington, DC to Richmond: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Richmond is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€12) compared to other travel options to Richmond:

Taking a bus is about $121 (€109) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $135 (€121) for this trip.

A bus is $10 (€9) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to Richmond costing on average $23 (€21).

The quickest way to travel from Washington, DC to Richmond is by flight, which takes on average 41 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 3 min   on average.

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

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

  • 1 train per day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel by bus from Washington, DC to Richmond with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Washington, DC to Richmond tickets for $13 (€12) on Omio.
    • You can travel by plane to Richmond from Washington, DC with psa airlines, and you can find psa airlines Washington, DC to Richmond tickets for $135 (€121) on Omio.
    • You can travel by train to Richmond from Washington, DC with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Richmond tickets for $23 (€21) on Omio.
    Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to Richmond don't make Richmond their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Richmond are New York City, Paris or Philadelphia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Richmond to any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Washington, DC to Richmond, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $13 (€12) one way.
    • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $135 (€121) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $23 (€21) one way.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to Richmond 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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