There are 6 ways to get from Richmond to Gaithersburg by bus, subway, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, subway  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to SHADY GROVE station Red

$22 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Washington DC

$17 - $32

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$78 - $194

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Silver Spring, Md 1054 / ...

$23 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Gaithersburg 123.9 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, subway  •  4 h 10 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

$172 - $398

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Gaithersburg is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Gaithersburg is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Gaithersburg is 111 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Richmond to Gaithersburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Gaithersburg. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at N Frederick Ave & Brooks Ave via Sligo Ave & Fenton St, Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 and Rockville Station & Bay B - West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond to Gaithersburg. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak and arriving at GAITHERSBURG MARC wb via UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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

Megabus operates a bus from Richmond to Gaithersburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Gaithersburg 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
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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