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There are 3 ways to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$25 - $50

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1511 / ...

$13 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Lynchburg 66.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to train which costs $25 - $50 and takes 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charlottesville, Va and arriving at Lynchburg, Va. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlottesville Amtrak Station station and arriving at Lynchburg Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Charlottesville and Lynchburg is 56 miles. The road distance is 66.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $25 - $50.

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The train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Charlottesville to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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Charlottesville to Lynchburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $25 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $29 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Charlottesville to Lynchburg.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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 1h 8m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlottesville to Lynchburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $29 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

Train operators
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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Charlottesville to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lynchburg, Va station.

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Charlottesville to Lynchburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lynchburg Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlottesville to Lynchburg is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Charlottesville to Lynchburg.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Lynchburg. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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