How to get from Washington, DC to Richmond

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from Washington, DC to Richmond

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

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

14:50Union Station2h08 16:58Staples Mill Road Station
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£221One-way
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14:50Union Station2h08 16:58Staples Mill Road Station
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£221One-way
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19:00Union Station2h15 21:15Staples Mill Road Station
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£291One-way
14:50Union Station2h41 17:31Main Street Station
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£221One-way
17:00Union Station2h08 19:08Staples Mill Road Station
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£291One-way

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Richmond

distanceDistance95 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £260
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £260 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Travel 95 miles by coach, flight or train from Washington, DC to Richmond. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Washington, DC to Richmond.

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FAQs

There are 3 ways to get from Washington, DC to Richmond: coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Washington, DC to Richmond, which costs on average £18.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Richmond:

A coach journey is usually £242 less than a journey to Richmond by plane, which costs on average £260 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £67 less than a journey to Richmond by train, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Washington, DC to Richmond is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Richmond by coach can take on average 1 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 3 min.

The Washington, DC to Richmond distance is approximately 95 miles.

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

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Washington, DC to Richmond:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Washington, DC to Richmond:

    • You can travel from Washington, DC to Richmond by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £18 with Flixbus from Washington, DC to Richmond.
    • You can go to Richmond from Washington, DC by plane with air wisconsin. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £260 with air wisconsin from Washington, DC to Richmond on Omio.
    • You can travel by train between Washington, DC and Richmond with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Richmond tickets for £85 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Washington, DC to Richmond with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find direct coach services to Richmond with Flixbus with around direct coaches every day.
    • You can check for a direct flight to Richmond with gojet airlines or CommutAir with direct flights per day.
    • You can check for a direct train to Richmond with Amtrak with 1 direct train per day.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Richmond tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

    Many of our customers travelling from Washington, DC to Richmond don't make Richmond their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are New York City, Paris or Philadelphia, either of which you could add to your Washington, DC 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 to Richmond from Washington, DC, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets cost on average £18 one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing £260 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £85 one way.

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

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