There are 6 ways to get from Frederick to Richmond by bus, train, night bus, car, subway or plane

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Bus via Baltimore Downtown, Md  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...

$31 - $69

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Train, night bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the night bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3041 / ...

$24 - $50

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Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$83 - $200

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Richmond, Va 1648

$24 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frederick to Richmond 146.6 miles

$14 - $21

Train, subway, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Take the subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$178 - $406

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frederick, Md and arriving at Richmond, Va. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frederick to Richmond. However, there are services departing from FREDERICK MARC eb and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Frederick and Richmond is 129 miles. The road distance is 146.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Frederick to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Frederick to Richmond, including transfers.

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Frederick to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Frederick, Md station.

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Frederick to Richmond train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from FREDERICK MARC eb station.

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The best way to get from Frederick to Richmond is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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

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  • Distance: 129.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Frederick, MD, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Frederick to Richmond via Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frederick to Richmond via UNION STATION MARC Washington and Washington Union Station in around 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from FREDERICK MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Frederick, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Frederick, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Night 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

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Frederick 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 Frederick to Richmond is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Frederick to Richmond.

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

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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