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from Washington, DC to Richmond

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

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Sep 25
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Sep 26
$33Amtrak
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Mon
Sep 27
$24Amtrak
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Wed
Sep 29
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$152American Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$25Amtrak
$10Flixbus
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Oct 1
$25Amtrak
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$144air wisconsin
Tue
Oct 5
$24Amtrak
$36Greyhound
$140American Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$25Amtrak
$10Flixbus
$110air wisconsin
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Oct 7
$24Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$144air wisconsin
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Oct 8
$25Amtrak
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$111air wisconsin

Travel Information to Richmond from Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $106 (€85) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Travel 95 miles (153 km) by bus, flight or train between Washington, DC and Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Richmond.

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FAQs
How do I reach Richmond from Washington, DC?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Richmond is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Richmond:

A bus is $96 (€77) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Washington, DC to Richmond costing on average $106 (€85).

A bus is generally $15 (€12) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€20) from Washington, DC to Richmond.

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

The fastest way from Washington, DC to Richmond is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Richmond that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

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

What is the distance from Washington, DC to Richmond?

You should expect to travel around 95 miles (153 km) between Washington, DC and Richmond.

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

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

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Washington, DC to 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 Washington, DC and in Richmond?

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

    Who can get me 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 to Richmond from Washington, DC by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€8) with Flixbus from Washington, DC to Richmond.
    • You can travel between Washington, DC and Richmond by flight with air wisconsin. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $106 (€85) with air wisconsin from Washington, DC to Richmond.
    • You can go to Richmond from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $25 (€20) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Richmond on Omio.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Washington, DC to Richmond?
    Your trip from Washington, DC to Richmond doesn't have to end in Richmond. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or Philadelphia. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or Philadelphia to your Washington, DC to Richmond tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Richmond today!
    How far in advance should I book my Washington, DC to Richmond one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets cost $10 (€8) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average $106 (€85) one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average $25 (€20) one way.

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

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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