There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly to Richmond  •  2 h 26 min

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

$165 - $373

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  3 h 54 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 - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd Southbound

$24 - $26

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Fly to Charlottesville, bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va

$268 - $512

Fly to Norfolk, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va

$154 - $332

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 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 3013 / ...

$26 - $54

Bus, subway  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C 5A
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
  3. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va

$26 - $48

Train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$79 - $202

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

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

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

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, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 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 bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 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 2 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Richmond, Va station.

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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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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 97.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 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, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Richmond via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & E St Sw, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, and Washington, Dc in around 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
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
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW to Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.com

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