There are 10 ways to get from Harrisburg to Richmond by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$136 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4695 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...

$35 - $83

8 alternative options

Bus via Washington, Dc  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$35 - $83

Bus via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc 4695 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd Southbound

$36 - $61

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak

$195 - $505

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Richmond 220.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Harrisburg to Richmond  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Richmond (RIC) MDT - RIC

$173 - $955

Fly Harrisburg to Washington Dulles, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MDT - IAD
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$208 - $467

Train to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$136 - $305

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC

$208 - $494

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harrisburg to Richmond is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harrisburg to Richmond is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Richmond is 192 miles. The road distance is 220.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Harrisburg to Richmond, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harrisburg to Richmond. However, there are services departing from N 6th St & Reily St and arriving at Richmond, Va via Harrisburg, Pa and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and Washington Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Richmond is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 7 h 41 min, You could also fly, which costs $170 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 12 min..

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Harrisburg to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington Union Station Amtrak.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Harrisburg, PA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Harrisburg to Richmond via Harrisburg Transportation Center, Harrisburg, Pa, and Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harrisburg to Richmond via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Harrisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Harrisburg to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Harrisburg, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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