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

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Train  •  3 h 3 min

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

$76 - $192

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW Northbound

$18 - $24

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$21 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to National Harbor 114.2 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, subway, bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  3. Take the bus from King Street Sta - Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$174 - $399

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to National Harbor is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to National Harbor is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to National Harbor. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at St George Blvd & Waterfront St via Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Circle, Pennsylvania Ave Se & 8Th St Se and Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Richmond and National Harbor is 89 miles. The road distance is 114.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to National Harbor without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $75 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Richmond to National Harbor, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Richmond to National Harbor is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $75 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $24 and takes 3 h 13 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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Richmond to National Harbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to National Harbor.
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  • Distance: 88.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and National Harbor, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to National Harbor twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Eastern Bus operates a bus from Richmond to National Harbor 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
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
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easternbus.com
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King Street Sta - Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to National Harbor is 114 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Richmond to National Harbor.

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

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There are 797+ hotels available in National Harbor. Prices start at $89 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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