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Journey Information

Hartford to Richmond bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration10h 55m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Hartford to Richmond 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Hartford to Richmond?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Hartford to Richmond. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to Richmond?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $51.40 was the low point for bus fares from Hartford to Richmond. Buses from Richmond to Hartford are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $51.40 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 24 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $66.37 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 386 miles (621 kilometers) from Hartford, CT to Richmond, VA. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 55 minutes. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Hartford to Richmond for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Hartford?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to Richmond, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Hartford to Richmond every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hartford to Richmond; ticket prices start at $67.00.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to Richmond?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound512h 26m$72.86

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

Most buses depart from the main station in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where does the bus arrive in Richmond?

All buses from Hartford arrive at one main station in Richmond, Virginia:

  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd

Price trends for buses from Hartford to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40AugSep

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

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