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

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Train, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from FREDERICK MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$24 - $50

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Bus via Baltimore Downtown, Md  •  4 h 51 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

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 Amtrak 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

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Richmond

$27 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frederick to Richmond 146.6 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Frederick to Richmond is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frederick to Richmond is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 36 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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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Frederick to Richmond, including transfers.

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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 Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frederick to Richmond via UNION STATION MARC Washington and Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 5 h 23 min.

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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 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
Hourly
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
Bus from Frederick, Md to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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