There are 7 ways to get from Scranton to Richmond by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, train, night bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 201
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the night bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$142 - $338

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Bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 7959 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...

$47 - $117

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Bus, train via Washington Union Station  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton to Norristown Transportation Center 201
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak

$204 - $492

Bus, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Doylestown, Pa
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak

$109 - $257

Bus Megabus, train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Doylestown, Pa
  2. Take the train from Doylestown to 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA

$48 - $92

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Scranton to Richmond 343 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) to Richmond (RIC) AVP - RIC

$195 - $854

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Scranton to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Scranton, Pa and arriving at Richmond, Va via Philadelphia, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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The distance between Scranton and Richmond is 285 miles. The road distance is 343 miles.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Richmond without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Scranton to Richmond, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Scranton to Richmond is to bus which takes 10 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Scranton to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Richmond, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scranton to Richmond is 343 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Scranton to Richmond.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport to Richmond Airport.

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  • Distance: 284.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 25 min

What companies run services between Scranton, PA, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Scranton to Richmond via Philadelphia, Pa in around 10 h 14 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Scranton to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Norristown Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
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Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Doylestown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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There are 141+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scranton to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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