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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Richmond by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Richmond

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Richmond (RIC)

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Newark to Richmond

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Fly to Reagan Washington, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

Fly to Washington Dulles, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the night bus from Washington to Richmond

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls to New York City
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Richmond, VA

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Richmond

Toronto to Richmond by train and night bus

The journey time between Toronto and Richmond is around 21h 25m and covers a distance of around 881 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 25m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Toronto to Richmond service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Richmond. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19h 15m
Layover time:
2h 10m
Total time:
21h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
21h 25m
Journey distance:
881 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$162
Carbon emissions:
86 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Richmond train and night bus schedules

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Richmond is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Richmond is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Richmond is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 10h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to fly which costs $250 - $550 and takes 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Richmond via New York Gw Bridge and Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 40m.

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The distance between Toronto and Richmond is 436 miles. The road distance is 579.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Richmond without a car is to train and night bus which takes 19h 51m and costs $200 - $750.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Toronto to Richmond, including transfers.

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Toronto to Richmond bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to fly which takes 6h 58m and costs $250 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 20h 40m, you could also train, which costs $180 - $600 and takes 21h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 31m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 435.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Richmond, VA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Richmond hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Richmond via New York Gw Bridge and Newark in around 20h 40m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $360
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$24 - $80
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $160
Business Class Seat
$85 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$85 - $110
Business
$150 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
EconomyPlus
$220 - $320
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$21 - $35
Business
$70 - $74
Economy
$42 - $44
EconomyPlus
$50 - $70
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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.

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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 to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $90
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls to New York City
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Number 1 Bus
Phone
NYC: 1-212-966-8801
Website
number1bus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
14h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$34 - $38
Schedules at
number1bus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Richmond is 580 miles. It takes approximately 10h 58m to drive from Toronto to Richmond.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Richmond Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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