There are 6 ways to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University by subway, train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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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Subway, train, taxi  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
  4. Take a taxi from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Virginia Commonwealth University

$51 - $93

Cheapest option

Line 402 bus, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Dunn Loring Metro to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E 402
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...

$30 - $58

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Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from University Dr & Sager Ave to King St Station & Bus Bay D 29K
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$73 - $195

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University 98.8 miles

$9 - $14

Subway, fly to Richmond  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$170 - $392

Subway, fly to Charlottesville, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  4. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va

$281 - $541

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The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Virginia Commonwealth University is 91 miles. The road distance is 98.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University without a car is to subway and train and taxi which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Virginia Commonwealth University. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University.
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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University via Dunn Loring Station & Bus Bay E, Dunn Loring Metro, Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E, Springfield, and Richmond, Va in around 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Dunn Loring Metro to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
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 Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from University Dr & Sager Ave to King St Station & Bus Bay D
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Virginia Commonwealth University
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Taxi Richmond
Phone
+1 804-938-7967
Richmond Metro Taxi
Phone
+1 804-977-0933

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