There are 3 ways to get from Richmond to Lorton by bus, train or car
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Bus • 2 h 49 min
$19 - $40
2 alternative options
Train • 3 h 15 min
$78 - $192
Drive • 1 h 32 min
$8 - $13
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Lorton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.
The quickest way to get from Richmond to Lorton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 32 min.
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.
No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Lorton. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Lorton via Quantico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.
The distance between Richmond and Lorton is 81 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.
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.
It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Richmond to Lorton, including transfers.
Richmond to Lorton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.
Richmond to Lorton train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.
The best way to get from Richmond to Lorton is to bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $18 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 3 h 15 min.
What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Lorton, VA, USA?
Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Lorton 4 times a day. 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.
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Quantico Amtrak
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 52 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $70 - $190
- Coach Seat
- $70 - $120
- Business Seat
- $100 - $190
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.
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- $15 - $35
- $15 - $23
- $27 - $35
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More Questions & Answers
Richmond to Lorton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Springfield station.
Richmond to Lorton train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Quantico Amtrak station.
Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Lorton is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Richmond to Lorton.
There are 306+ hotels available in Lorton. Prices start at $71 USD per night.