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Wilmington-Richmond Bus Schedule
Wilmington to Richmond bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||5h 0m|
|Trips per day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Wilmington 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.
How much is a bus ticket from Wilmington to Richmond?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $19.00 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Richmond. Buses from Richmond to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $19.00 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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $26.65 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 183 miles (295 kilometers) from Wilmington, DE to Richmond, VA. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Richmond at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Richmond, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Wilmington to Richmond every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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 Wilmington to Richmond; ticket prices start at $29.00.
What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Richmond?
There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington 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.
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Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?
Most buses depart from the main station in Wilmington, Delaware:
- Bus Terminal - 100 French St
Where does the bus arrive in Richmond?
All buses from Wilmington arrive at one main station in Richmond, Virginia:
- Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
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