There are 8 ways to get from Erie to Richmond by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus Megabus  •  14 h 17 min

  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, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd

$64 - $105

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Bus, train  •  14 h 46 min

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

$86 - $227

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4158 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va 1648

$66 - $166

Train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak

$169 - $442

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Richmond 468.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Erie to Richmond  •  6 h 46 min

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

$213 - $1,104

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BUF - IAD
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$159 - $655

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BUF - DCA
  3. Take the night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va

$151 - $561

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

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Richmond is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Richmond, Va via Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erie to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Erie Amtrak and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak via Cleveland Amtrak and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 33 min.

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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 14 h 17 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 14 h 17 min 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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Erie to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Erie Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Erie to Richmond is to bus which takes 14 h 17 min and costs $60 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $450 and takes 17 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Erie to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 347.4 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Erie to Richmond via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington DC, UNION STATION station, GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, and Washington, DC - 715 H St NW in around 14 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Erie to Richmond via Cleveland Amtrak and Washington Union Station in around 17 h 33 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
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 to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
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 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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
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
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min 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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Erie 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 Erie to Richmond is 468 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min 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 $59 USD per night.

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

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