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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Lynchburg 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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  7 h 23 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 Lynchburg Amtrak Crescent / ...

$162 - $423

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Bus, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC New York
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Crescent / ...

$52 - $123

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Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Crescent / ...

$60 - $170

Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 122 Allen St to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$58 - $108

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from New York to Lynchburg 406.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak

$210 - $590

Fly New York La Guardia to Richmond, bus  •  6 h 57 min

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

$164 - $495

Fly Newark to Richmond, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$166 - $444

Fly New York La Guardia to Roanoke, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$157 - $540

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak

$320 - $730

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Lynchburg is to fly and train which costs $210 - $600 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Lynchburg. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 122 Allen St and arriving at Lynchburg, Va via Washington, Dc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Lynchburg Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between New York and Lynchburg is 361 miles. The road distance is 406.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Lynchburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $160 - $430.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from New York to Lynchburg, including transfers.

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New York to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Washington Deluxe, depart from New York, NY - 122 Allen St station.

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New York to Lynchburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Lynchburg is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs $160 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Lynchburg.
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  • Distance: 360.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Lynchburg, VA, USA?

You can take a train from New York to Lynchburg via Washington Union Station in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Lynchburg via Union Station, Washington, Dc, and Richmond, Va in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from New York Penn Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.com
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - 122 Allen St to Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23
Book at
gotobus.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.

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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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

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New York to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lynchburg, Va station.

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New York to Lynchburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lynchburg Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Lynchburg is 407 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from New York to Lynchburg.

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

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There are 28+ hotels available in Lynchburg. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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