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There are 5 ways to get from Reston to Richmond by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA Washington DC-Richmond

$21 - $23

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$74 - $197

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 52 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  •  2 h 53 min

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

$167 - $387

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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 52 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 4 h 16 min and costs $20 - $24.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 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 4 h 16 min and costs $20 - $24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $200 and takes 4 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $390 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Reston to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 98.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Eastern Bus operates a bus from Reston to Richmond 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 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
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
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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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 Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Reston to Richmond is 114 miles. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Reston to Richmond.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles 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 Reston to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $5.

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