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Raleigh to Richmond bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$22.58
Fastest time2h 40m
Trips per day6
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How much does a bus ticket from Raleigh to Richmond cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Raleigh to Richmond were $24.48.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Raleigh to Richmond is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 17 days out, tickets are on average $10.74 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Raleigh to Richmond?

The distance between Raleigh and Richmond is approximately 138.81 miles, or 223.33 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Raleigh to Richmond?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Raleigh to Richmond by bus is on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Friday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Raleigh to Richmond has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Raleigh to Richmond, with an average of 6 trips per day and 130 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Raleigh to Richmond. Of the 6 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Raleigh to Richmond starts at $42.50.

1 carriers offer Raleigh to Richmond bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Raleigh to Richmond from $21.25. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from Raleigh to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $31.44 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In Raleigh, Greyhound departs to Richmond from Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd and no other station. In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Raleigh to Richmond takes 3 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 2 hours and 40 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay $33.17 for a weekend getaway trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 27m
Avg. Price
$31.44

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Raleigh. Most bus trips to Richmond will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Richmond at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Richmond for trips arriving from Raleigh:
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd