There are 11 ways to get from Richmond to Hartford by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Richmond to Boston, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Boston (BOS) RIC - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct

$90 - $268

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Bus Pandora Bus, train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St to New York, NY - 103 Canal St.
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven
  3. Take the bus from Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave to Union Station and Spruce St 950

$50 - $102

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Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Hartford  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL

$100 - $294

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL

$158 - $496

Bus to Washington Dulles, fly to Hartford  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL

$118 - $372

Fly Richmond to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RIC - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak

$208 - $649

Fly Richmond to New York JFK, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York JFK (JFK) RIC - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak

$210 - $656

Bus, train Amtrak Acela Express  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak

$189 - $492

Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station

$53 - $64

Train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak

$247 - $643

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Hartford 448.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Hartford is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Hartford is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $270 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Richmond, VA and arriving at Hartford, CT - Union Station via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond to Hartford. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak and arriving at Hartford Amtrak via Washington Union Station and New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Hartford is 388 miles. The road distance is 448.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Hartford without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 31 min and costs $180 - $500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Richmond to Hartford, including transfers.

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Richmond to Hartford bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Richmond, VA station.

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Richmond to Hartford 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 Hartford is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $50 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $650 and takes 10 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 388.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Hartford, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Hartford via New York, NY - Penn Station and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Richmond to Hartford via Washington Union Station and New Haven Union Station in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $300
First Class Seat
$250 - $410
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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 to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St to New York, NY - 103 Canal St.
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Number 1
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
number1bus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave to Union Station and Spruce St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Richmond to Hartford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Hartford, CT - Union Station.

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Richmond to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Hartford is 449 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Richmond to Hartford.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Richmond Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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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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