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Columbia to Richmond bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration9h 15m
Trips per day2
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Columbia to Richmond
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Cleopatra
4.0
July 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Was what’s expected from reviews from friends
Cons
Clearer announcement of stops
Tips
Bring a blanket

How to book cheap bus tickets from Columbia to Richmond

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbia 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 Columbia to Richmond were $13.58. By booking 28 days out, tickets are on average $17.27 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Columbia to Richmond?

The distance between Columbia and Richmond is approximately 317.18 miles, or 510.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 15 minutes. 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 Columbia to Richmond?

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

Megabus from Columbia to Richmond has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Megabus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbia to Richmond, with an average of 0 trip per day and 39 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Columbia to Richmond. Of the 2 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Columbia to Richmond starts at $66.00.

2 carriers offer Columbia to Richmond bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Columbia to Richmond from $52.00. Typically there is one Greyhound schedule per day from Columbia to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $75.23 for a Greyhound ticket to Richmond. In Columbia, Greyhound departs to Richmond from Bus Terminal - 710-A Buckner Rd, In Richmond, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd,

An average trip on Greyhound from Columbia to Richmond takes 9 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Richmond in 9 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $80.88 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 50m
Avg. Price
$75.23

Megabus

Book Megabus from Columbia to Richmond from $5.00. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Columbia to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $18.92 for a Megabus ticket to Richmond. In Columbia, Megabus departs to Richmond from CMRTA Bus Station, In Richmond, Megabus arrives at Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St,

An average trip on Megabus from Columbia to Richmond takes 9 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Richmond in 9 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $24.03 for a weekend trip to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 25m
Avg. Price
$18.92
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Columbia. Most bus trips to Richmond will depart from:
  • CMRTA Bus Station
  • Bus Terminal - 710-A Buckner Rd
Bus trips arrive in Richmond at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Richmond for trips arriving from Columbia:
  • Plaza at Main St Station - 1500 E Main St
  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd