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Richmond’s rich culture is a product of its coastal geography and multiethnic make-up. Visit Steveston, one of Richmond's iconic fishing villages that's also home to two National Historic Sites, to take in the city's long-standing marine history while enjoying stunning seaside vistas. Nature lovers can get out onto the water to spy on orcas or venture inland to watch the dozens of migratory bird species that touch down in town from winter to spring.

Popular heritage sites with no admission fee include the International Buddhist Temple, Richmond Museum, and Richmond Art Museum, offering visitors a great way to explore local culture on a shoestring budget. Known for its Chinese influences, Richmond offers some of the most authentic Chinese food found on this side of the Pacific in the Golden Village or along the Dumpling Trail. The Richmond Night Market also serves up a mouth-watering selection of street food hailing from all corners of the Asian continent.

Richmond is not far from Vancouver International Airport, which provides flights across North America and is also home to an award-winning gallery of indigenous artworks. Bus and rail networks serve the region while regular ferries run to Victoria through the scenic Strait of Georgia.

What bus companies travel to Richmond, British Columbia?

Located in British Columbia, Canada, Richmond is accessible by bus from 28 other cities. You can choose from 109 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Richmond on Wanderu. VI Connector usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Richmond are also available..

Bus companies serving Richmond

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VI Connector157h 30m$119.27
Tofino Bus69h 16m$147.34
BC Ferries Connector43h 28m$77.58
Quick Shuttle43h 14m$35.59
Amtrak Thruway13h 45m$60.47

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Richmond?

$17.39 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Richmond, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Richmond. In the last month, buses from Bellingham to Richmond had the lowest average price at $17.39. The bus from Marysville to Richmond also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the bus station in Richmond, BC?

The busiest bus station in Richmond is Vancouver Int'l Airport (YVR). There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Richmond are:

  • Vancouver Int'l Airport (YVR)
  • River Rock Casino
  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

Which bus service has the best service to Richmond?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Richmond by bus with Quick Shuttle giving them a 4.7 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Thruway had the most comfortable bus service to Richmond taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Thruway offers. They rate Amtrak Thruway a 4 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Richmond punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Thruway has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Richmond, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Richmond, BC?

The closest airport to Richmond is Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR), it is located 3 miles from the city center of Richmond.

Is Richmond a popular bus travel destination?

Richmond ranks number 19 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 138 in Canada. Richmond has the second most number of destinations in British Columbia that are connected to Richmond by bus service. Each day 23 direct bus schedules arrive in the Richmond.

What is the population of Richmond?

The population of Richmond is 182000. Richmond ranks number 25 in terms of population in British Columbia and number 154 in all of Canada.

How much do bus tickets to Richmond cost?

Bus tickets to Richmond range from $17 for a short trip to Richmond, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Richmond starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Richmond can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $17 .

What type of traveler does Richmond attract?

Taking a bus to Richmond is very popular for those traveling on their vacation. The flexible luggage policies that bus travel affords, convenient arrival stations and of course the great deals available make taking the bus to Richmond a great option when planning your next vacation.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Richmond?

The closest bus station to the city center of Richmond is 10251 St Edwards Dr, located just 1.8 miles away. Select 10251 St Edwards Dr as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Richmond. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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