There are 9 ways to get from Reston to Richmond by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 15 min

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

$22 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus Eastern Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$21 - $25

7 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Northeast Regional

$74 - $197

Line 402 bus, bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Tysons Corner Metro Bay F to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E 402
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...

$24 - $47

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...

$22 - $46

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Reston to Richmond 113.6 miles

$11 - $17

Fly to Richmond  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$166 - $387

Fly to Charlottesville, bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va

$268 - $524

Fly to Norfolk, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va

$151 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Reston to Richmond is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Reston to Richmond is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reston to Richmond. However, there are services departing from N Shore Dr @ Lake Anne Village Ctr and arriving at Richmond, Va via SPRING HILL station and Springfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Reston and Richmond is 99 miles. The road distance is 113.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Reston to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $21 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Reston to Richmond, including transfers.

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Reston to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield station.

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The best way to get from Reston to Richmond is to bus which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $21 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 4 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $390 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Reston to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 98.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Reston, VA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Reston to Richmond hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Reston to Richmond twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
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.

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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
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
Book at
easternbus.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Tysons Corner Metro Bay F to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov

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