There are 10 ways to get from Richmond to Herndon by bus, subway, train, car, plane or night bus

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, line 950 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Take the line 950 bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St @ Locust St 926 / ...

$25 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Washington DC

$19 - $34

8 alternative options

Bus, subway, line 950 bus via Springfield  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Take the subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to ROSSLYN station
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Take the line 950 bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St @ Locust St 926 / ...

$23 - $48

Train, subway  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the subway from KING STREET station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$79 - $197

Bus, line 494 bus, line 574 bus, line 950 bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Take the line 494 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay L to SPRING HILL station 494
  3. Take the line 574 bus from SPRING HILL station to Reston Town Ctr Bay K 574
  4. Take the line 950 bus from Reston Town Ctr Bay A to Center St @ Locust St 950

$25 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Herndon 117.5 miles

$11 - $17

Fly from Richmond  •  2 h 46 min

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

$164 - $390

Bus to Charlottesville, fly  •  3 h 47 min

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

$266 - $532

Bus, drive to Staunton, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Drive from Charlottesville, Va to Staunton
  3. Fly from Staunton (SHD) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SHD - IAD

$96 - $425

Night bus to Norfolk, fly  •  4 h 19 min

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

$150 - $348

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

Megabus operates a bus from Richmond to Herndon 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Richmond to Herndon 4 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Staunton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Norfolk to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from KING STREET station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 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 Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St @ Locust St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay L to SPRING HILL station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from SPRING HILL station to Reston Town Ctr Bay K
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Bus from Reston Town Ctr Bay A to Center St @ Locust St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Richmond and Herndon is 158 km. The road distance is 188 km.

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

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

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 Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay L, SPRING HILL station and Reston Town Ctr Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Richmond to Herndon, including transfers.