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There are 7 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...

$44 - $79

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Train, bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...

$68 - $172

Train, bus via ROCKVILLE station  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA Washington DC-Richmond

$68 - $146

Train  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$127 - $322

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Richmond 345.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Richmond  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Richmond (RIC) PIT - RIC

$165 - $805

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PIT - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

$185 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Richmond, Va via Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh station to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Richmond is 243 miles. The road distance is 345.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $40 - $80.

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Richmond bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Pittsburgh, PA station.

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Pittsburgh to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pittsburgh Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $40 - $80. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $330 and takes 11 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 242.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Washington DC and Washington, Dc in around 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Washington Union Station in around 11 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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.

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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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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easternbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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

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Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Richmond is 345 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Richmond.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Richmond Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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