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Richmond, VA to Washington DC bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.32
Fastest time2h 0m
Trips per day18
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Richmond to Washington DC
4.3
Based on 15 reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
3.0
Value
4.4
Condition
4.0
Mariah
5.0
December 12, 2019Solo travel
Pros
I was able to get my work done
Cons
Nothing really. maybe punctuality
Tips
schedule your trip so that you get to your destination a little earlier so you aren't pressed for time.
Zunair
1.0
July 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Late and staff didn’t know what was going on.
Eileen
2.0
June 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The price and the seat was comfortable
Cons
Greyhound customer service
Aliyah
5.0
June 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
How fast I got there and how smoother the ride was.
Cons
Nothing that I can think of.
Tips
Definitely use wanderu too book your trips!

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Eastern Bus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.7
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
Meheret
5.0
June 14, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
So far I Iike it
Kyle
3.0
June 2, 2019Solo travel
Cons
The boarding process was difficult, as the driver could not scan some tickets.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Mary
5.0
September 15, 2019Business
Pros
The driver was very helpful. This is my first time traveling alone by bus in the United States.
Cons
Nothing I can think about
Tips
If you are not sure of where you are going or where your stop is, talk to the driver as you enter the bus. They are always helpful.
Candice
5.0
August 8, 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time affordable.
Cons
The WIFI was not strong.

What is the best way to get from Richmond to Washington DC?

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to get from Richmond to DC. Tickets average between $15 and $20, and there are 21 direct trips per day for this route, with an average travel time of about 2 hours and 10 minutes. A train for this route would take just as long as a bus and cost closer to $35. And although a nonstop flight would get you there in 1 hour and 10 minutes, it would cost around $300.

How many daily bus trips are there from Richmond to DC?

There are, on average, 21 daily bus trips between Richmond, Virginia and Washington DC. The earliest bus departs Richmond at 1 a.m, and the latest bus departs at 11 p.m.

What bus companies depart from Richmond?

Three bus companies have scheduled service to Washington D.C.:

  • Greyhound offers 11 daily trips, the most out of all the bus carriers available. You can buy a Greyhound bus ticket for around $20 to $25.

  • Megabus offers five daily trips, the second most out of all the bus carriers available. You can buy a Megabus ticket for an average of around $15.

  • OurBus offers at one daily trip for this route. You can buy an OurBus ticket for $10 to $15.

How much does a bus ticket from Richmond, VA to Washington DC cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Richmond to Washington D.C. were $22.24.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Richmond to Washington D.C. is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average $5.99 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Richmond, VA to Washington DC?

The distance between Richmond and Washington DC is approximately 96.92 miles, or 155.94 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 2 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours,

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 Richmond to Washington D.C.?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Richmond, VA to Washington D.C. by bus is on Monday. 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.

What bus companies travel from Richmond to Washington DC?

On average there are 18 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Richmond, VA to Washington D.C., with an average of 12 trips per day and 248 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Richmond to Washington D.C.. Of the 18 trips there are 15 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Richmond, VA to Washington DC start at $38.42.

3 carriers offer Richmond, VA to Washington DC bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $13.25. There are 12 Greyhound schedules from Richmond to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $19.01 for a Greyhound ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, Greyhound departs to Washington D.C. from Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd and no other station. In Washington D.C., Greyhound arrives at Union Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay $20.41 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 35m
Avg. Price
$19.01

Megabus

Book Megabus from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $1.32. There are 4 Megabus schedules from Richmond to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $33.12 for a Megabus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, Megabus departs to Washington D.C. from Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St and no other station. In Washington D.C., Megabus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $36.80 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 20m
Avg. Price
$33.12

OurBus

Book OurBus from Richmond to Washington D.C. from $6.62. There are 1 OurBus schedules from Richmond to Washington D.C. and you can expect on average to pay $22.48 for a OurBus ticket to Washington D.C.. In Richmond, OurBus departs to Washington D.C. from N Pine St & W Broad St and no other station. In Washington D.C., OurBus arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Richmond to Washington D.C. takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Washington D.C. in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $21.95 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
$22.48

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Washington D.C. will depart from these stations in Richmond:
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
  • Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St
  • N Pine St & W Broad St
Buses arrive in Washington D.C. at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Washington D.C. for trips arriving from Richmond:
  • Union Station
  • Dupont Cir CT Ave