How to get from Richmond to Washington, DC

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from Richmond to Washington, DC

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

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To get from Richmond to Washington, DC on 01 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05Staples Mill Road Station2h17 08:22Union Station
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£151One-way
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06:05Staples Mill Road Station2h17 08:22Union Station
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£151One-way
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05:35Main Street Station2h47 08:22Union Station
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£151One-way
07:10Staples Mill Road Station2h32 09:42Union Station
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£481One-way
08:25Staples Mill Road Station2h21 10:46Union Station
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£561One-way

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Travel Information from Richmond to Washington, DC

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £265 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Travel 95 miles (153 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Richmond to Washington, DC. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Richmond to Washington, DC.

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Travel to Washington, DC 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 Richmond to Washington, DC.
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You can travel to Washington, DC from Richmond 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Washington, DC:

A ferry is generally £16 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £16 from Richmond to Washington, DC.

A ferry is generally £265 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £265 from Richmond to Washington, DC.

A ferry journey is usually £13 less than a journey to Washington, DC by train, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Richmond is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

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In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by train can take on average 2 h 16 min.

The distance from Richmond to Washington, DC is approximately 95 miles (153 km).

The average frequency per day from Richmond to Washington, DC is:

  • 7 coaches a day.
  • Around 4 flights per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Washington, DC from 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 for travellers from Richmond to Washington, DC:

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

    • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Richmond to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for £16.
    • Air wisconsin can take you to Washington, DC by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for air wisconsin from Richmond to Washington, DC for £265.
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Richmond to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for £13.
    Your journey from Richmond to Washington, DC doesn't have to end in Washington, DC. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or London to your Richmond to Washington, DC trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Washington, DC today!

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

    • Coach tickets cost £16 one way on average.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £265 one way.
    • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £13 one way.

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

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