There are 12 ways to get from Richmond to Manhattan by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express

$140 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus Pandora Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St to New York, NY - 103 Canal St. Pandora Bus

$33 - $63

10 alternative options

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound

$37

Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express

$198 - $531

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Manhattan 339.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Richmond to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RIC - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$116 - $412

Fly Richmond to Newark  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Newark (EWR) RIC - EWR

$116 - $362

Fly Richmond to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York JFK (JFK) RIC - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$120 - $420

Bus to Charlottesville, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CHO - LGA

$198 - $574

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA

$84 - $480

Fly Richmond to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Philadelphia (PHL) RIC - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$258 - $643

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, subway  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Take the subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  4. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$100 - $346

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Eastern Shuttle operates a bus from Richmond to Manhattan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 6 h. Hola Bus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Richmond to Manhattan via Washington Union Station Amtrak, New York Penn Station, and 34 St - Penn Station in around 6 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
New York City Transit (MTA)
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
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
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 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
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
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
holabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 3201 W Broad St to New York, NY - 103 Canal St.
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Number 1
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
number1bus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Richmond and Manhattan is 469 km. The road distance is 543 km.

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Manhattan is to bus which costs $37 and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Richmond to Manhattan is to fly and subway which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $110 - $420.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, VA and arriving at New York, NY - Penn Station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Richmond to Manhattan, including transfers.