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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bethesda, MD to Richmond 2605

Cheapest option

Line 61 bus, subway, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Germantown Rd & Bowman Mill Dr to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East 61
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to METRO CENTER station Red
  3. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to STADIUM ARMORY station
  4. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA

$27 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 5m

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

$51 - $103

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University 129.3 miles

$12 - $19

Line 100 bus, subway, fly  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$147 - $572

Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University by bus, subway and walk

The journey time between Germantown and Virginia Commonwealth University is around 3h 22m and covers a distance of around 139 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 20m. Operated by Montgomery County MD Ride On, Metro Washington DC and FlixBus-us, the Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University service departs from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B and arrives in Virginia Commonwealth University. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 22m
Fastest journey time:
3h 20m
Journey distance:
139 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:00
Last service departs at:
14:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University bus, subway and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Virginia Commonwealth University is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 17m.

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The distance between Germantown and Virginia Commonwealth University is 113 miles. The road distance is 129.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University without a car is to bus which takes 4h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University is to bus which takes 4h 21m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Virginia Commonwealth University is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Germantown 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 151+ hotels available in Virginia Commonwealth University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 113.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA?

FlixBus-us operates a bus from Bethesda, MD to Richmond once daily, and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to STADIUM ARMORY station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Bethesda, MD to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Rd & Bowman Mill Dr to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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