There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Richmond by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$12 - $40

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$75 - $190

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Richmond 106.4 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Richmond hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington to Richmond 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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 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
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Richmond?

The distance between Washington and Richmond is 154 km. The road distance is 170 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Richmond is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Richmond is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $10 - $15.

Is there a direct train between Washington and Richmond?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Richmond?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Richmond, Va. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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

The bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.