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There are 5 ways to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$75 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from University Dr & Sager Ave to King Street Sta + Bus Bay B 29K
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Richmond

$19 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from University Dr & Occoquan La to Pentagon Transit Ctr & Bus Bay U11 17G / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA Washington DC-Richmond

$20 - $31

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University 98.8 miles

$9 - $14

Subway, fly  •  4h 2m

  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

$172 - $396

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

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

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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 train which takes 4h 35m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs $75 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 5h 4m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m 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 $58 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: 4h 35m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fairfax to Virginia Commonwealth University via Pentagon Transit Ctr & Bus Bay U11, PENTAGON station, GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, Washington, DC, Richmond, VA, Scotts Addition Eastbound Station, and Vcu Vuu Eastbound Station in around 5h 4m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11m
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
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from University Dr & Occoquan La to Pentagon Transit Ctr & Bus Bay U11
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from University Dr & Sager Ave to King Street Sta + Bus Bay B
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from University Dr @ Aquia Creek La to Metro Pentagon Bay L4
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.com

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