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Journey Information

Philadelphia to Richmond coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£34.16
Shortest duration6h 0m
Trips per day4
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £34.79 was the low point for coach fares from Philadelphia to Richmond. Coaches from Richmond to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £34.79 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 20 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £7.79 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 207 miles (333 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours, 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Philadelphia?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Philadelphia to Richmond, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Philadelphia to Richmond every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Philadelphia to Richmond; ticket prices start at £21.08.

What coach companies travel from Philadelphia to Richmond?

There is one coach company that operates from Philadelphia to Richmond. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound46h 34m£35.84

Book Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond from £34. There are 4 Greyhound schedules from Philadelphia to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay £36 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs to Richmond from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St and no other station. In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd and no other station. An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond takes 6 hours and 34 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 6 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay £36 for a weekend getaway to Richmond.

Price trends for coaches from Philadelphia to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

£44£29£15AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Gill

12 March 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The stops factored in - made the journey pass quickly and comfortably for toilets, drinks and leg stretch. Cons: All was fine! Tips: Don't be daunted by the length of travel - stops really help plus charging points and wi- fi. Pros: The stops factored in - made the journey pass quickly and comfortably for toilets, drinks and leg stretch. Cons: All was fine! Tips: Don't be daunted by the length of travel - stops really help plus charging points and wi- fi.

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