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Journey Information

New York to Richmond coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£25.30
Shortest duration5h 40m
Trips per day17
Coach lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Amtrak go to Richmond from New York City?

Yes, there are 4 train lines that go to NYC from Richmond: Amtrak Carolinian, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Palmetto and Amtrak Silver Service. However, taking the bus may be a better option. The train takes at least 5 hours 51 minutes to travel this route, and costs an average of $115.55. Bus tickets are significantly cheaper — costing as little as $10 — and the travel time is similar to a train.

Is New York to Richmond a good day-trip?

No, New York to Richmond does not make for a very good day-trip. The fastest bus takes 5 hours 35 minutes, so you would have to spend at least 11 hours traveling in a single day to go there and back from New York.

Is it safe to travel by coach from New York to Richmond during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a coach ticket from New York to Richmond?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £25.30 was the low point for coach fares from New York to Richmond. Coaches from Richmond to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £25.30 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.60 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 286 miles (460 kilometers) from New York, NY to Richmond, VA. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Richmond. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave New York?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from New York to Richmond, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 17 scheduled coaches that travel from New York to Richmond every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Richmond; ticket prices start at £29.64.

What coach companies travel from New York to Richmond?

There are 3 coach lines from New York, New York to Richmond, Virginia. With 7 daily trips, Wanda Coach usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound68h 25m£37.96
PandaNY Bus55h 58m£25.30
Wanda Coach75h 49m£25.30

Book Greyhound from New York to Richmond from £33. There are 6 Greyhound schedules from New York to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay £38 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In New York, Greyhound departs to Richmond from Port Authority Bus Station and 1 other station. In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Richmond takes 8 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 5 hours and 40 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay £39 for a weekend getaway to Richmond.

Book PandaNY Bus from New York to Richmond from £25. There are 5 PandaNY Bus schedules from New York to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay £25 for a PandaNY Bus ticket to Richmond. In New York, PandaNY Bus departs to Richmond from 19 Allen St and no other station. In Richmond, PandaNY Bus arrives at 900 W. Leigh St and no other station. An average trip on PandaNY Bus from New York to Richmond takes 5 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available PandaNY Bus trip will get you to Richmond in 5 hours and 40 minutes, On weekends, PandaNY Bus offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay £25 for a weekend getaway to Richmond.

Book Wanda Coach from New York to Richmond from £25. There are 7 Wanda Coach schedules from New York to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay £25 for a Wanda Coach ticket to Richmond. In New York, Wanda Coach departs to Richmond from 103 Canal St and no other station. In Richmond, Wanda Coach arrives at 1282 Concord Ave, Richmond, VA 23228 (near Food Lion) and 1 other station. An average trip on Wanda Coach from New York to Richmond takes 5 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Wanda Coach trip will get you to Richmond in 5 hours and 40 minutes, On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay £25 for a weekend getaway to Richmond.

Price trends for coaches from New York to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

£33£22£11AprMay

Monthly average prices

£36£29£22£14£7MJJASONDJFMA

Prices as travel date approaches

£54£43£33£22£113020100

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from New York, NY to Richmond, VA

(Based on 25 ratings and reviews)

4.4

4.0

Krissy

21 March 2020 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Cons: The outlets on the bus need to work. Tips: Bring your own phone charger or power bank. Cons: The outlets on the bus need to work. Tips: Bring your own phone charger or power bank.

5.0

Ashley

28 February 2020 - Business

Greyhound

Pros: Having a row to myself. Cons: The communication of stops, stop times, etc. Pros: Having a row to myself. Cons: The communication of stops, stop times, etc.

5.0

Lisa

27 February 2020 - Regular commuter

Wanda Coach

Pros: Driver was cordial. He did not stress out passengers regarding break time. Cons: The temp in bus could have been warmer. Pros: Driver was cordial. He did not stress out passengers regarding break time. Cons: The temp in bus could have been warmer.

5.0

Keshawna

24 December 2019 - Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: Our drive from NY to Washington D.C. was great! Our driver went over all the policies and made each and every one of the riders felt comfortable before we even pulled off. The driver arrived at our destination 30 minutes early despite picking us up 20 minutes la... Pros: Our drive from NY to Washington D.C. was great! Our driver went over all the policies and made each and every one of the riders felt comfortable before we even pulled off. The driver arrived at our destination 30 minutes early despite picking us up 20 minutes late. He was by far the best driver I've ever had. He deserves a 5 star for customer service. Cons: Everything was great!More

5.0

Jeremy

24 December 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

While there was technically WiFi on board, I couldn't open email on my web browser on my computer (too intensive for the network) it was really only an alternative to using my own data for email and articles on my phone.While there was technically WiFi on board, I couldn't open email on my web browser on my computer (too intensive for the network) it was really only an alternative to using my own data for email and articles on my phone.

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