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There are 5 ways to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse 320

$74 - $196

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Bus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Savannah, Ga 1019 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc 1090 / ...

$61 - $145

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Hilton Head Island 473.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Hilton Head  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Hilton Head (HHH) RIC - HHH

$292 - $1,502

Fly to Savannah, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Savannah (SAV) RIC - SAV
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc

$258 - $1,332

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island is to fly which costs $290 - $1,500 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Hilton Head Island. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Hwy 278 via Savannah, Ga and Lowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 49 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Hilton Head Island is 416 miles. The road distance is 473.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 53 min and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 11 h 53 min to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island, including transfers.

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Richmond to Hilton Head Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island is to bus which takes 13 h 49 min and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $290 - $1,500 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Hilton Head Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Richmond to Hilton Head Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Beaufort, Sc station.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Hilton Head Island.
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  • Distance: 415.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 53 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Hilton Head Island, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Hilton Head Island via Savannah, Ga, Beaufort, Sc, and Lowes in around 13 h 49 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Richmond to Hilton Head Island hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Hilton Head via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Richmond to Hilton Head via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Richmond to Hilton Head via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Richmond to Hilton Head via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Savannah via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Bus operators
Palmetto Breeze Transit
Website
palmettobreezetransit.com
Bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
palmettobreezetransit.com
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 Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Hilton Head Island is 473 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Richmond to Hilton Head Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Hilton Head Airport.

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There are 1613+ hotels available in Hilton Head Island. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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

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