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There are 7 ways to get from Richmond to Herndon by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  3h 44m

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

$78 - $196

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC Richmond-Washington DC

$21 - $26

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$24 - $56

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Richmond to Herndon 117.5 miles

$11 - $17

Fly from Richmond  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD

$164 - $390

Bus to Charlottesville, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CHO - IAD

$266 - $532

Night bus to Norfolk, fly  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORF - IAD

$150 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Herndon is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Herndon is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Herndon. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Center St @ Locust St via E St Ne & Columbus Circle, Pennsylvania Ave Nw & 13Th St Nw, D St Sw & 7Th St Sw and Herndon-Monroe P+R Bay H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Richmond and Herndon is 98 miles. The road distance is 117.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Herndon without a car is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Richmond to Herndon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Richmond to Herndon is to train which takes 3h 44m and costs $75 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $60 and takes 4h 10m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $390 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Richmond to Herndon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Herndon.
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  • Distance: 98.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 44m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Herndon twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2h 25m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Herndon hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Norfolk to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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easternbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Herndon is 117 miles. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Richmond to Herndon.

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

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There are 186+ hotels available in Herndon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 54m and costs $2.

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