There are 6 ways to get from Richmond to Rockville 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, subway  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station Red

$20 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus, subway  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Washington DC
  2. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station Red

$15 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Silver Spring, Md 1054 / ...

$21 - $49

Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Northeast Regional

$78 - $193

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Rockville 119.1 miles

$11 - $17

Fly, subway  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$172 - $398

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Rockville hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Richmond to Rockville 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $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 Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Richmond to Rockville?

The distance between Richmond and Rockville is 172 km. The road distance is 191 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Richmond to Rockville?

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Rockville is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Richmond to Rockville?

The quickest way to get from Richmond to Rockville is to drive which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $11 - $17.

Is there a direct bus between Richmond and Rockville?

No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Rockville. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Rockville Station + Bus Bay G via Sligo Ave & Fenton St and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Richmond to Rockville?

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Richmond to Rockville, including transfers.