There are 12 ways to get from Newark to Richmond by train, night bus, 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, night bus  •  5 h 10 min

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

$139 - $364

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Bus Boltbus  •  6 h 30 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 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 Bus  •  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 8 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 48 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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

$146 - $453

Fly Newark to Norfolk, bus  •  5 h 10 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

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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

$148 - $460

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond  •  5 h 15 min

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

$252 - $622

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$118 - $522

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

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The best way to get from Newark to Richmond without a car is to train and night bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Newark to Richmond, including transfers.

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Newark to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Richmond is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Newark to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 283.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station 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

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
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 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 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $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 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

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Newark 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 Newark to Richmond is 326 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Newark to Richmond.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Richmond Airport.

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Book your Newark to Richmond bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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