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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to FREDERICK MARC wb Marc

$24 - $47

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to FREDERICK MARC wb Marc

$82 - $198

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Frederick, Md 4407

$24 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Frederick 146.7 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, subway, bus  •  6 h 7 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 SHADY GROVE station
  4. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Monocacy Marc Station

$174 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Frederick is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Frederick is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Frederick, Md. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Frederick. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at FREDERICK MARC wb via UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Frederick is 129 miles. The road distance is 146.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Frederick without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $23 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Richmond to Frederick, including transfers.

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

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Richmond to Frederick train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Frederick is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $80 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $60 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Frederick.
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  • Distance: 129.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Richmond to Frederick via Washington Union Station and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 5 h 29 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Frederick 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 30 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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to FREDERICK MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 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 SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Frederick, Md
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Monocacy Marc Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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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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Richmond to Frederick bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Frederick, Md station.

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Richmond to Frederick train services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at FREDERICK MARC wb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Frederick is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Richmond to Frederick.

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

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Book your Richmond to Frederick bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Frederick. Prices start at $62 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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