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There are 6 ways to get from Cleveland to Richmond by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Richmond  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Richmond (RIC) CLE - RIC

$164 - $854

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va 1648

$50 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CLE - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

$194 - $606

Train, bus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...

$85 - $224

Train  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$144 - $374

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Richmond 472.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Richmond is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Richmond is to fly which costs $160 - $900 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Richmond, Va. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland station to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Richmond is 356 miles. The road distance is 472.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Cleveland to Richmond, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Richmond is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $160 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 13 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $380 and takes 14 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 355.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cleveland to Richmond hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cleveland to Richmond once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Cleveland to Richmond via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
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 Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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

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Cleveland to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Richmond is 472 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Cleveland to Richmond.

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Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Richmond Airport.

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Book your Cleveland to Richmond bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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