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Philadelphia to Richmond bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration5h 35m
Trips per day11
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Philadelphia to Richmond bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Philadelphia to Richmond is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Philadelphia to Richmond were $35.47. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $29.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Philadelphia to Richmond?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Philadelphia to Richmond by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Friday 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.

Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond has the most daily schedules

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Philadelphia to Richmond, with an average of 8 trips per day and 167 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Philadelphia to Richmond. Of the 11 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to Richmond.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Philadelphia to Richmond starts at $58.00.

2 carriers offer Philadelphia to Richmond bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond from $21.00. There are 8 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $34.92 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In Philadelphia, Greyhound departs to Richmond from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St, In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd,

An average trip on Greyhound from Philadelphia to Richmond takes 6 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $36.96 for a weekend trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 11m
Avg. Price
$34.92

Megabus

Book Megabus from Philadelphia to Richmond from $1.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Megabus from Philadelphia to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $43.99 for a Megabus ticket to Richmond. In Philadelphia, Megabus departs to Richmond from 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd, In Richmond, Megabus arrives at Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St,

An average trip on Megabus from Philadelphia to Richmond takes 8 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Richmond in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $53.83 for a weekend trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 28m
Avg. Price
$43.99
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Philadelphia. Most bus trips to Richmond will depart from Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St, 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St
  • 30th St Station - 3101 John F Kennedy Blvd
Bus trips arrive in Richmond at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd, Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St are the main bus stations in Richmond for trips arriving from Philadelphia.
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd
  • Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St