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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Richmond  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Richmond (RIC) LGA - RIC

$165 - $370

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Bus via East Broadway  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Colonial Heights

$38 - $43

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Train to Newark, fly to Richmond  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC

$173 - $354

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Richmond  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC) JFK - RIC

$193 - $883

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  2. Take the train from Norfolk to Petersburg Amtrak Station

$177 - $459

Fly Newark to Norfolk, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  2. Take the train from Norfolk to Petersburg Amtrak Station

$190 - $493

Fly New York JFK to Norfolk, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF
  2. Take the train from Norfolk to Petersburg Amtrak Station

$215 - $552

Train via Washington  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station Palmetto / ...

$81 - $313

Train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Petersburg Amtrak Station Carolinian / ...

$60 - $188

Bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Petersburg "Greyhound"

$55 - $73

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Colonial Heights 360.3 miles

$35 - $55

Manhattan to Colonial Heights by subway and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Colonial Heights is around 16h 27m and covers a distance of around 365 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 26m. Operated by MTA and Number 1 Bus, the Manhattan to Colonial Heights service departs from Lexington Av/63 St and arrives in Colonial Heights. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16h 27m
Fastest journey time:
16h 26m
Journey distance:
365 miles
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:29
Last service departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Colonial Heights subway and bus schedules

Manhattan → Colonial Heights
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Colonial Heights is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights is to bus via East Broadway which costs $35 - $45 and takes 17h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights is to subway and fly which costs $160 - $370 and takes 3h 21m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Colonial Heights is 307 miles. The road distance is 360.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights without a car is to train via Washington which takes 6h 57m and costs $80 - $320.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights is to train via Washington which takes 6h 57m and costs $80 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $75 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Colonial Heights is 360 miles. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Manhattan to Colonial Heights.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Richmond Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Colonial Heights. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Colonial Heights.
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  • Distance: 306.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Colonial Heights, City of Colonial Heights, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Colonial Heights via Washington Union Station and Petersburg Amtrak Station in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Petersburg twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 10h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$80 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $230
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$90 - $130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Petersburg
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Colonial Heights
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
number1bus.com

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