There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Richmond by bus, train, night bus, car, subway 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.

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Richmond, VA Southbound

$37

Cheapest option

Bus Pandora Bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 103 Canal St. to Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St Pandora Bus

$33 - $63

9 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3041 / ...

$139 - $383

Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$198 - $533

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Richmond 338.8 miles

$30 - $50

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Richmond  •  4 h 20 min

  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

$116 - $412

Fly Newark to Richmond  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC

$118 - $359

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Richmond  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC) JFK - RIC

$117 - $418

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va

$198 - $569

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va

$191 - $721

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond  •  5 h 54 min

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

$256 - $642

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Penn Station station and arriving at Richmond, VA. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Richmond is 293 miles. The road distance is 338.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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The bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Richmond, VA takes 6 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Richmond bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at New York, NY - Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Richmond is to bus which takes 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Manhattan to Richmond bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at Richmond, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Richmond is 339 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to drive from Manhattan to Richmond.

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 292.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Eastern Bus operates a bus from Manhattan to Richmond every 4 hours. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Richmond via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Washington Union Station in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
easternbus.com
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
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
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 103 Canal St. to Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Number 1
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
number1bus.com

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