There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Richmond by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington DC to Richmond FlixBus

$45 - $219

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Richmond, Va 1003 / ...

$19 - $55

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Train  •  7h 4m

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

$83 - $293

Drive  •  5h 54m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Richmond 339.4 miles

$30 - $50

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Richmond  •  3h 57m

  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

$127 - $662

Train to New York JFK, fly to Richmond  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC) JFK - RIC

$144 - $406

Train to Newark, fly to Richmond  •  4h 24m

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

$181 - $675

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, bus  •  5h 26m

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

$159 - $720

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond  •  5h 41m

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

$179 - $847

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, bus  •  6h 16m

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

$202 - $550

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Richmond is to bus which costs $19 - $55 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Richmond is to subway and fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Richmond, Va. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Richmond is 293 miles. The road distance is 339.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Richmond without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 35m and costs $45 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Manhattan to Richmond, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Manhattan to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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  • Distance: 292.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Richmond via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Washington Union Station in around 7h 4m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York, Ny to Richmond, Va hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7h 30m. OurBus also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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 New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
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 Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.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
Bus from New York, Ny to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Richmond is to train which takes 7h 4m and costs $80 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $55 and takes 7h 30m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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Manhattan to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Richmond, Va station.

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Manhattan to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Richmond is 339 miles. It takes approximately 5h 54m to drive from Manhattan to Richmond.

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

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Book your Manhattan to Richmond bus tickets online with Greyhound and Busbud.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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