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There are 3 ways to get from Richmond to Danville by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub

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Train

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Danville Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Richmond to Danville

Richmond to Danville by bus

The bus journey time between Richmond and Danville is around 3h 25m and covers a distance of around 150 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Virginia Breeze, the Richmond to Danville bus service departs from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station and arrives in Danville, VA - Transit System Hub. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
3h 25m
Fastest bus time:
3h 25m
Bus distance:
150 miles
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$27
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:25
Last bus departs at:
15:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Richmond to Danville bus schedules

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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Danville is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Danville is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Danville is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Danville is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 3h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station station and arriving at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Danville station. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 55m.

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The distance between Richmond and Danville is 127 miles. The road distance is 144.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Danville without a car is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs $27 - $40.

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The bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub takes 3h 25m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Richmond to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, depart from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station.

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Richmond to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Danville is to bus which takes 3h 25m and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $150 and takes 7h 55m.

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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

Virginia Breeze operates a bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Richmond to Danville via Alexandria in around 7h 55m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
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 Alexandria to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Richmond, VA - Main Street Station to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org

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Richmond to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, arrive at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub station.

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Richmond to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Danville is 144 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Richmond to Danville.

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