There are 10 ways to get from Allentown to Richmond by bus, train, night bus, 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.

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Bus, train, night bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown to 30th St. Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the night 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

$42 - $78

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Bus, train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$103 - $243

Bus via Washington, Dc  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Allentown, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$48 - $112

Bus, train via Washington Union Station  •  8 h 7 min

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

$184 - $471

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Allentown to Richmond 284.7 miles

$27 - $45

Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  6 h 37 min

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

$173 - $962

Bus to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 13 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 8 min

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

$116 - $376

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 47 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

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 Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 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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The best way to get from Allentown to Richmond without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 6 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Allentown to Richmond, including transfers.

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Allentown to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Allentown, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Allentown to Richmond is to bus which takes 7 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Allentown to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Richmond, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Allentown to Richmond is 285 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Allentown to Richmond.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton Airport to Richmond Airport.

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  • Distance: 237.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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 Washington, Dc in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Allentown to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 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 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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 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 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

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
Night 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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Allentown, Pa to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
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
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