There are 6 ways to get from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach by bus, car, plane or train

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 via Norfolk, Va  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 1508 / ...
  2. 3019 / ...

$30 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. 1508 / ...
  2. 3561

$30 - $69

Drive  •  3 h

  1. 177.8 miles

$17 - $26

Fly from Charlottesville  •  4 h 31 min

  1. CHO - ORF

$235 - $1,015

Fly from Washington Dulles, line 960 bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. IAD - ORF

$138 - $295

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. DCA - ORF

$206 - $464

What companies run services between Charlottesville, VA, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach via Richmond, Va, Norfolk, Va, and Wood & Church in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlottesville and Virginia Beach is 256 km. The road distance is 284 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h.

The quickest way to get from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach is to drive which takes 3 h and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct bus from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Charlottesville, Va and arriving at Parks & 20Th via Richmond, Va and Wood & Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach, including transfers.