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

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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Fly  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Richmond (RIC) ERI - RIC

$214 - $1,104

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Richmond

$60 - $113

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Bus  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4143 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va 1648

$66 - $166

Bus, train  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

$146 - $381

Train, bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$110 - $292

Drive  •  7h 54m

  1. Drive from Erie to Richmond 468.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to Richmond is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Richmond is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Allison St Westbound Station via Pittsburgh, PA, Washington and Main Street Station Westbound Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 44m.

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The distance between Erie and Richmond is 347 miles. The road distance is 468.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 14h 44m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Erie to Richmond, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Erie to Richmond is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs $210 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 14h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Erie to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 347.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Erie, PA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Erie to Richmond hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erie to Richmond via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington DC, Washington, Richmond, and Main Street Station Westbound Station in around 14h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Erie Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
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
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Richmond is 468 miles. It takes approximately 7h 54m to drive from Erie to Richmond.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Erie Airport to Richmond Airport.

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Book your Erie to Richmond bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 28m and costs $2.

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