There are 7 ways to get from Richmond to Wilmington by bus, 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.

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Bus, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$97 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De 3038 / ...

$26 - $65

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Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$155 - $418

Train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$80 - $210

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Wilmington 216.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Richmond, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Philadelphia (PHL) RIC - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak

$228 - $579

Bus to Charlottesville, fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Philadelphia (PHL) CHO - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak

$280 - $661

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Wilmington is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Wilmington is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Wilmington is 184 miles. The road distance is 216.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Richmond to Wilmington, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Wilmington, De. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak and arriving at Wilmington Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Wilmington, DE, USA?

You can take a train from Richmond to Wilmington via Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Wilmington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Charlottesville to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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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