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There are 2 ways to get from Richmond to Staunton by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Staunton Amtrak Station Cardinal

$36 - $75

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Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Richmond to Staunton 106 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Staunton is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Staunton is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 48m.

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The distance between Richmond and Staunton is 98 miles. The road distance is 106 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Staunton without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 20m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Richmond to Staunton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Staunton is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Richmond to Staunton.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Staunton. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 97.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Richmond to Staunton. However, you can take the bus to Charlottesville, Va, take the walk to West Water St at Omni, take the bus to West Main Street at 8th Street NW, take the walk to Charlottesville Amtrak Station, then take the train to Staunton Amtrak Station. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Staunton.

Train operators

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.

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Contact Details
+1 215-856-7924
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
$130 - $190
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
$13 - $19
$23 - $29

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