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Washington DC to Richmond, VA bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day14
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Washington DC to Richmond
4.5
Based on 20 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
4.3
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5
Arti
5.0
October 19, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Easy ticket printing, busses were on time
Cons
More leg room, but honestly for the price it's not that bad
Tips
Greyhound gets you right
Laura
5.0
July 29, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Silencieux Quiet
Cons
Juste les sièges The sit down
Tips
Je ne sais pas si la WIFI marchait I don't know if the WIFI play
Roderick
1.0
June 29, 2019Business
Pros
N/a
Cons
Timing/cleanliness
Tips
N/a
Tim
5.0
June 6, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Great pricing and good services
Cons
No complaints
Tips
Use this to get good service and great prices

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 25 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.4
Value
4.4
Condition
5.0
Ariel
4.0
December 1, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Bus was clean, staff was friendly but not overbearing.
Cons
Wifi offered on bus was poor to nonexistent.
Tips
It gets a bit warm on the bus, so if you have food in your bags be careful about not placing it too close to the heaters.
Emily
5.0
October 12, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Quiet, smelled nice, friendly and quick driver
Cons
Bus was freezing
Tips
Bring a blanket, even for a short 2hr trip

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
4.1
Value
4.6
Condition
4.8
Anna
5.0
January 18, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
cheap
Cons
-
Tips
-
Jason
5.0
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Pleasantness!!
Cons
I dont know
Tips
Grade A ride
John
4.0
November 22, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Would do again without hesitation.
Luísa
4.0
October 11, 2019Business
Cons
There was no one there to talk to us. The bus was late, also it had no sign of being from ourbus (nothing identified it).
Ilias
5.0
October 28, 2019Business
Pros
Was good
Cons
Better personal

What is the cheapest way to get from DC to Richmond?

The cheapest way to get from DC to Richmond is to take a bus. The average bus ticket costs around $17, which is likely cheaper than filling the tank in your own vehicle. It’s also a better deal than a train or plane: Train tickets average $33, and a direct flight between the two cities would cost north of $200.

Does Megabus go from DC to Richmond?

Megabus offers five daily trips from DC to Richmond, with tickets for the route as low as $1. However, the average price of a ticket is roughly $20. The trip typically takes around 2 hours of travel time. Megabus amenities include free Wi-Fi, restrooms, AC and power outlets.

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Washington D.C. to Richmond were $16.00.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Washington D.C. to Richmond 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 $3.81 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The distance between Washington DC and Richmond 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 20 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 Washington D.C. to Richmond?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington DC to Richmond, VA by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Washington DC to Richmond?

On average there are 14 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Washington DC to Richmond, VA, with an average of 9 trips per day and 180 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Washington D.C. to Richmond. Of the 14 trips there are 14 trips that are direct connections to Richmond.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Washington DC to Richmond, VA start at $29.00.

3 carriers offer Washington DC to Richmond, VA bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Washington D.C. to Richmond from $11.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Washington DC to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $14.27 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In Washington D.C., Greyhound departs to Richmond from Union Station, In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd,

An average trip on Greyhound from Washington D.C. to Richmond takes 2 hours and 22 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $14.88 for a weekend trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 22m
Avg. Price
$14.27

Megabus

Book Megabus from Washington D.C. to Richmond from $1.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Megabus from Washington DC to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $23.19 for a Megabus ticket to Richmond. In Washington D.C., Megabus departs to Richmond from Union Station, In Richmond, Megabus arrives at Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St,

An average trip on Megabus from Washington D.C. to Richmond takes 2 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Richmond in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $25.64 for a weekend trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 18m
Avg. Price
$23.19

OurBus

Book OurBus from Washington D.C. to Richmond from $5.00. Typically there is one OurBus schedule per day from Washington DC to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $13.59 for a OurBus ticket to Richmond. In Washington D.C., OurBus departs to Richmond from Union Station, Slip 14 and one other station. In Richmond, OurBus arrives at N Pine St & W Broad St,

An average trip on OurBus from Washington D.C. to Richmond takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Richmond in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $13.32 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
2h 15m
Avg. Price
$13.59

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Richmond will depart from these stations in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station
  • Union Station, Slip 14
Buses arrive in Richmond at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Richmond for trips arriving from Washington D.C.:
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
  • Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St
  • N Pine St & W Broad St