There are 4 ways to get from Richmond to Bethesda by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$17 - $41

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$77 - $192

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Bethesda 112.9 miles

$11 - $16

Fly, subway  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$172 - $397

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Bethesda is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Bethesda is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Bethesda is 101 miles. The road distance is 112.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Bethesda without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $17 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Richmond to Bethesda, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Bethesda is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $17 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Bethesda is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Richmond to Bethesda.

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 870+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 101.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Eastern Bus also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Bethesda twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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easternbus.com

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs $1 - $3.

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