There are 9 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus Megabus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd Southbound

$45 - $57

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...

$51 - $122

Train, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$68 - $172

Train  •  11 h 28 min

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

$127 - $322

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Richmond 345.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Richmond  •  6 h 16 min

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

$164 - $805

Fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PIT - IAD
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$94 - $297

Fly to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  6 h

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

$131 - $383

Fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Baltimore (BWI) PIT - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$124 - $378

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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 drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 57 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 Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak 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 36 min and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Richmond is to bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $330 and takes 11 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $850 and takes 6 h 16 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 36 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, UNION STATION station, GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, and Washington, DC - 715 H St NW in around 9 h 36 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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Morgantown
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Lancaster
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Baltimore via Altoona
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Richmond via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak 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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
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

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 3 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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JetBlue Airways, Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Richmond Airport.

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Book your Pittsburgh to Richmond bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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