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

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  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc 3769
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va 1002 / ...

$43 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus via Raleigh, Nc  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 392 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014

$41 - $101

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc 3769
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville to Richmond

$42 - $81

Bus, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc 3769
  2. Take the train from Fayetteville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...

$123 - $336

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Richmond 261.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Richmond  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Richmond (RIC) ILM - RIC

$152 - $803

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ILM - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va

$157 - $705

Fly to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ILM - DCA
  2. Take the night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va

$119 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Richmond is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Richmond is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Wilmington and Richmond is 233 miles. The road distance is 261.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Wilmington to Richmond, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington station to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Downtown Station and arriving at Richmond, Va via Wilmington, Nc and Fayetteville, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Wilmington, NC, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Wilmington to Richmond via Forden Station, Wilmington, Nc, and Fayetteville, Nc in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Wilmington to Richmond hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Wilmington to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Wilmington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Wilmington to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Wilmington to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fayetteville Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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