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There are 7 ways to get from Richmond to Harvard University by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from Richmond, subway  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Boston (BOS) RIC - BOS
  2. Take the subway from South Station to Harvard

$106 - $358

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Bus via New York  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston South Buses New York

$72 - $76

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Bus to Norfolk, fly  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Norfolk, VA
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Boston (BOS) ORF - BOS

$148 - $365

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - BOS

$133 - $306

Bus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Boston N2605 / ...

Train  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Boston South Station Northeast Regional

$113 - $241

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Richmond to Harvard University 541 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Harvard University is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Harvard University is to fly and subway which costs $100 - $360 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Harvard University. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Harvard via South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 24m.

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The distance between Richmond and Harvard University is 476 miles. The road distance is 541 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Harvard University without a car is to bus which takes 12h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Richmond to Harvard University, including transfers.

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Richmond to Harvard University 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 Harvard University is to bus which takes 12h 49m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $250 and takes 14h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 32m.

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Richmond to Harvard University train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Harvard University.
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  • Distance: 475.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Harvard University, MA, USA?

FlixBus-us operates a bus from Richmond to Boston twice daily, and the journey takes 12h 15m. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Boston South Station twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $240 and the journey takes 13h 58m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Richmond to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Norfolk to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Norfolk to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from South Station to Harvard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
13h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$110 - $240
Business Class Seat
$170 - $310
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Richmond to Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $38
Schedules at
number1bus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Harvard University is 541 miles. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Richmond to Harvard University.

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

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There are 391+ hotels available in Harvard University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 53 min and costs $2.

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