There are 4 ways to get from Richmond to Lorton by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield 4407 / ...

$19 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 15 min

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

$78 - $192

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Lorton 88.9 miles

$8 - $13

Fly, subway, line 373 bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
  3. Take the line 373 bus from Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd

$176 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Lorton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Lorton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Lorton. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd via Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond to Lorton. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak and arriving at Lorton via Quantico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Lorton is 81 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Lorton without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $18 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Richmond to Lorton, including transfers.

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

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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Lorton hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Lorton twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
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 Quantico Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
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 Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay G to Lorton Rd @ Silverbrook Rd
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov

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