There are 5 ways to get from Alexandria to Richmond by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$70 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...

$18 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus Hola Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd Southbound

$18 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Richmond 102.3 miles

$10 - $15

Subway, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$172 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Richmond is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Richmond is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Alexandria and Richmond is 90 miles. The road distance is 102.3 miles.

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The train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alexandria Amtrak and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Alexandria, VA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Alexandria to Richmond twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Alexandria to Richmond hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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