There are 3 ways to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg by train, bus or car
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The cheapest way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 17 min.
The quickest way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to train which costs $25 - $50 and takes 1 h 8 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charlottesville, Va and arriving at Lynchburg, Va. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlottesville Amtrak and arriving at Lynchburg Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.
The distance between Charlottesville and Lynchburg is 56 miles. The road distance is 66.9 miles.
The best way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $25 - $50.
The train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak takes 1 h 8 min including transfers and departs twice daily.
Charlottesville to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.
Charlottesville to Lynchburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlottesville Amtrak station.
The best way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to train which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $25 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $29 and takes 1 h 15 min.
What companies run services between Charlottesville, VA, USA and Lynchburg, VA, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Charlottesville to Lynchburg twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlottesville to Lynchburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.
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.
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 8 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $25 - $50
- Coach Seat
- $25 - $40
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $45 - $65
- Business Coach Seat
- $35 - $50
- $140 - $200
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.
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 15 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $13 - $29
- $13 - $19
- $23 - $29
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