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Richmond-New York Bus Timetable
Richmond to New York bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 0m|
|Trips per day||16|
Richmond to New York Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best way to get to New York City from Richmond?
What is the closest airport in New York to Richmond, Virginia?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Richmond to New York right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Richmond to New York?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$42.87 was the low point for bus fares from Richmond to New York. Buses from New York to Richmond are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$42.87 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$13.17 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 286 miles (460 kilometers) from Richmond, VA to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Richmond?
The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all buses from Richmond to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Richmond to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Richmond to New York; ticket prices start at US$41.00.
What bus companies travel from Richmond to New York?
There are 4 bus lines from Richmond, Virginia to New York, New York. With 9 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Richmond?
Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Richmond, Virginia. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:
- Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
- 900 W. Leigh St
- Shell - 805 E Parham Rd
- N Pine St & W Broad St
Where does the bus arrive in New York?
Buses arrive in New York at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- 103 Canal St
- 19 Allen St
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
- 368 Park Ave S
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