There are 12 ways to get from Newark to Richmond by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$139 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington Newark
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$34 - $67

10 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$90 - $220

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Richmond, Va 1003 / ...

$35 - $90

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  7 h 22 min

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

$40 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Richmond 325.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Newark to Richmond  •  4 h 15 min

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

$101 - $344

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Richmond  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Richmond (RIC) LGA - RIC

$165 - $543

Fly Newark to Norfolk, bus  •  5 h 17 min

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

$196 - $613

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Richmond  •  5 h 5 min

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

$166 - $552

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va

$118 - $522

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond  •  5 h 18 min

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

$252 - $622

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Richmond is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Richmond is to fly which costs $100 - $350 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Newark and Richmond is 283 miles. The road distance is 325.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Newark to Richmond, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Richmond, Va. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak station and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark to Richmond twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $220 and the journey takes 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Richmond via Washington and Washington, Dc in around 6 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $150
Business Seat
$140 - $220
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Newark, Nj to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Boltbus
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
holabus.com

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