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

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Bus, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$140 - $380

Cheapest option

Bus Pandora Bus  •  7 h

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

$33 - $63

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Train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$198 - $531

Bus Eastern Bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$37

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 34 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 51 min

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

$116 - $362

Fly Richmond to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 43 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 21 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 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA

$82 - $459

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Manhattan is to bus which costs $37 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Manhattan is to fly and subway which costs $110 - $420 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, VA and arriving at New York, NY - Penn Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Manhattan is 293 miles. The road distance is 339.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Manhattan without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $140 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Richmond to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Richmond to Manhattan bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Richmond, VA station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Manhattan is to train which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $37 and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $370 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Richmond to Manhattan bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at New York, NY - Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 292.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Richmond to Manhattan via Washington Union Station, New York Penn Station, and 34 St - Penn Station in around 6 h 12 min. Alternatively, Eastern Bus operates a bus from Richmond to Manhattan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
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 Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
easternbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.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
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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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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Manhattan is 339 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Richmond to Manhattan.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Richmond Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1823+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs $1 - $3.

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