There are 5 ways to get from Wilmington to Richmond by bus, car, plane, night bus or subway

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Bus  •  7 h 41 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

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Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Richmond 261.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Richmond  •  6 h 27 min

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

$152 - $803

Fly to Reagan Washington, night bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$119 - $391

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, night bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ILM - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Franconia Springfield Metro
  3. Take the night bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va

$157 - $699

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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 Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 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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The best way to get from Wilmington to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Wilmington to Richmond, including transfers.

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Wilmington to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Wilmington to Richmond is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Wilmington Airport to Richmond Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Wilmington to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Richmond, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wilmington to Richmond is 262 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Wilmington to Richmond.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Wilmington Airport to Richmond Airport.

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  • Distance: 232.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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 Raleigh, Nc in around 7 h 41 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
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Wilmington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Wilmington to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Wilmington to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Wilmington to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Wilmington to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
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
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 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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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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The best way to get from Wilmington to Wilmington Airport is to line 207 bus which takes 44 min and costs .

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