How to get from Philadelphia to Richmond

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from Philadelphia to Richmond

You can get from Philadelphia to Richmond by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Philadelphia to Richmond on 02 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Richmond from Philadelphia

distanceDistance206 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £284 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

Travel 206 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Philadelphia and Richmond. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Philadelphia to Richmond.

Travel Tips: Travel from Philadelphia to Richmond

Travel to Richmond easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Philadelphia to Richmond.
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There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Richmond: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Philadelphia to Richmond, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Richmond:

A ferry journey is usually £26 less than a journey to Richmond by coach, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £284 less than a journey to Richmond by plane, which costs on average £284 for the same trip.

A ferry is £73 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Philadelphia to Richmond costing on average £73.

The quickest way to travel between Philadelphia and Richmond is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

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In comparison, getting to Richmond by train can take on average 4 h 20 min.

The Philadelphia to Richmond distance is approximately 206 miles.

The average frequency per day from Philadelphia to Richmond is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Philadelphia to Richmond as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Philadelphia to Richmond:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Philadelphia to Richmond, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can take you to Richmond by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Philadelphia to Richmond for £26.
    • Piedmont airlines can take you to Richmond by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for piedmont airlines from Philadelphia to Richmond for £284.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Richmond by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Philadelphia to Richmond tickets on Omio for £73.

    Yes, there are direct services available between Philadelphia and Richmond with the following travel operators:

    • You can travel directly by train with Amtrak with 2 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Richmond as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Philadelphia and Richmond.

    Many of our customers travelling from Philadelphia to Richmond don't make Richmond their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are New York City, Washington, DC or Paris, either of which you could add to your Philadelphia and Richmond trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Richmond to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Philadelphia to Richmond, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets cost £26 one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £284 one way.
    • Ferry tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £73 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets between Philadelphia and Richmond online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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