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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to South Hill 1051

$38 - $82

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the bus from Petersburg, Va to South Hill 1051

$62 - $126

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Washington to South Hill 187.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to South Hill is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to South Hill is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Washington and South Hill is 162 miles. The road distance is 187.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to South Hill without a car is to bus which takes 4h 41m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Washington to South Hill, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to South Hill is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Washington to South Hill.

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There are eight+ hotels available in South Hill. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to South Hill.
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  • Distance: 162.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Washington to South Hill via Richmond, Va and South Hill in around 4h 41m.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to South Hill
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Petersburg, Va to South Hill
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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