There are 5 ways to get from Richmond to McLean by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  3 h 16 min

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

$21 - $47

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$79 - $198

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to McLean 108.1 miles

$10 - $16

Fly from Richmond, subway  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to MCLEAN station

$170 - $396

Bus to Charlottesville, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CHO - IAD

$271 - $538

Questions & Answers

The distance between Richmond and McLean is 97 miles. The road distance is 108.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to McLean without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Richmond to McLean, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Richmond to McLean is to bus which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to McLean is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Richmond to McLean.

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 912+ hotels available in McLean. Prices start at $83 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 .

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Map of how to get from Richmond to McLean.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to McLean hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to McLean twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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 Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to MCLEAN station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
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

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