There are 7 ways to get from Richmond to Reston by bus, subway, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 6 min

  1. 3014 / ...

$22 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 8 min

$19 - $33

5 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  3 h 13 min

$20 - $43

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Northeast Regional

$77 - $194

Drive  •  2 h

  1. 115 miles

$11 - $17

Fly from Richmond  •  2 h 44 min

  1. RIC - IAD

$166 - $387

Bus to Charlottesville, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. CHO - IAD

$268 - $529

Questions & Answers

The distance between Richmond and Reston is 158 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Reston is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h.

The quickest way to get from Richmond to Reston is to drive which takes 2 h and costs $11 - $17.

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Richmond to Reston, including transfers.

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Reston hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Reston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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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