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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Train via Staples Mill & Amtrak Richmond Station

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Newark

Drive

  1. Drive from Richmond to Raritan

Fly Richmond to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Fly Richmond to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Fly Richmond to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Fly Richmond to Philadelphia, train

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Newark
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

Bus to Charlottesville, fly to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Take the bus from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Raritan is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Raritan is to fly and train which costs $100 - $350 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Raritan. However, there are services departing from Richmond and arriving at West End Ave At Mountain Ave via Bus Lanes and Rt-22 At New Providence Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond station to Raritan. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station and arriving at Raritan via Washington Union Station and Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Richmond and Raritan is 259 miles. The road distance is 307.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Raritan without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs $35 - $350.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Richmond to Raritan, including transfers.

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

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Richmond to Raritan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Raritan is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs $35 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 9h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Raritan.
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  • Distance: 259.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Raritan, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Richmond to Raritan via Washington Union Station, Newark, and Newark Penn Station in around 7h 20m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Richmond to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $220
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $240
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$180 - $340
First Class - Adult
$200 - $370
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$20 - $65
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $130
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $110
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $200
First Class - Adult
$130 - $220
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Philadelphia to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$7 - $12
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$34 - $38
Schedules at
number1bus.com
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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Richmond to Raritan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark station.

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Richmond to Raritan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Raritan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Raritan is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Richmond to Raritan.

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Raritan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 53 min and costs $2.

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