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

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Bus via Pittsburgh  •  14h 16m

  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 to Richmond, VA

$67 - $95

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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

$72 - $104

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

$108 - $189

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

$100 - $144

Drive  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from Erie to Richmond 468.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  6h 47m

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

$214 - $1,104

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to Richmond is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Richmond is to fly which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 6h 47m.

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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 Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 16m.

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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 via Pittsburgh which takes 14h 16m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 14h 16m 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 bus via Pittsburgh which takes 14h 16m and costs $65 - $100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 6h 47m.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 11m 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: 14h 16m

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, and Washington, DC in around 14h 16m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Erie to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $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
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Erie Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
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
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$85 - $130
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Richmond is 468 miles. It takes approximately 7h 53m 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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There are 145+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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