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There are 5 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$166 - $373

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA Washington DC-Richmond

$24 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$80 - $202

Subway, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to SMITHSONIAN station Silver
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...

$25 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond 115.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond is to fly which costs $160 - $380 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Richmond, VA via 7Th St & E St Sw and Washington, DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Richmond is 97 miles. The road distance is 115.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $160 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 4 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs $24 - $28 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at Richmond, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to SMITHSONIAN station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Richmond. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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