There are 4 ways to get from Richmond to Nashville by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Richmond  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Nashville (BNA) RIC - BNA

$190 - $510

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$65 - $160

2 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nashville (BNA) DCA - BNA

$157 - $438

Drive  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Nashville 615.3 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Nashville is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Nashville is to fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Nashville, Tn. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h.

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The distance between Richmond and Nashville is 527 miles. The road distance is 615.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 16 h and costs $65 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Richmond to Nashville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Richmond to Nashville is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $160 and takes 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 527.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Allegiant Air, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Richmond to Nashville every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Nashville every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $160 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
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 Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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