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There are 8 ways to get from Richmond to Boone by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc 1083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$45 - $82

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Bus via Raleigh, Nc  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$52 - $100

Train, bus  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station Carolinian
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$69 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Boone 317 miles

$30 - $45

Fly from Richmond, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Charlotte (CLT) RIC - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$262 - $556

Bus to Charlottesville, fly, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Charlotte (CLT) CHO - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$323 - $639

Night bus to Norfolk, fly, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Charlotte (CLT) ORF - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$267 - $605

Train to Newport News, fly, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Newport News (PHF) to Charlotte (CLT) PHF - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$333 - $809

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Boone is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Boone is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Boone. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Boone via Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Boone is 252 miles. The road distance is 317 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Boone without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 55 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Richmond to Boone, including transfers.

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Richmond to Boone bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Richmond to Boone bus services, operated by Sunway Charters, arrive at Boone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Boone is 317 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Richmond to Boone.

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  • Distance: 252 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 55 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Boone, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Boone via Greensboro, Nc in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Newport News to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
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 Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 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 Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
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 Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Richmond Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Boone. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 54 min and costs $2.

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