There are 10 ways to get from Allentown to Richmond by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train via Washington, Dc  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$124 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station Kutztown
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA Philadelphia

$42 - $73

8 alternative options

Bus, train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station Kutztown
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$103 - $243

Bus via Baltimore Downtown, Md  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va

$48 - $112

Bus, train via Doylestown  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Doylestown
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to Temple University
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak

$189 - $477

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Richmond 284.7 miles

$27 - $45

Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Richmond (RIC) ABE - RIC

$173 - $954

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC

$196 - $460

Bus to Newark, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC

$132 - $392

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Richmond (RIC) LGA - RIC

$131 - $462

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Richmond is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Allentown to Richmond is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Allentown and Richmond is 237 miles. The road distance is 284.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Allentown to Richmond, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Allentown, Pa and arriving at Richmond, Va via Harrisburg, Pa and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Richmond via Harrisburg, Pa and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 7 h 58 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Allentown to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Allentown to Doylestown
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Allentown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com

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