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Charlottesville-Richmond Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Charlottesville to Richmond bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$23.00
Shortest Duration1h 15m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlottesville 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 this holiday season, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlottesville to Richmond?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $23.50 was the low point for bus fares from Charlottesville to Richmond. Buses from Richmond to Charlottesville are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $23.50 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets for the upcoming winter holidays is by booking as early as possible. You should book your bus at least 9 days in advance in order to save on winter travel. By doing so, you could save $11.20 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 15 minutes to cover the 66 miles (106 kilometers) from Charlottesville, VA to Richmond, VA. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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 Charlottesville?

There is usually only one bus per day from Charlottesville to Richmond. It leaves the station in Charlottesville at 8:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Charlottesville to Richmond. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlottesville to Richmond; ticket prices start at $38.00.

What bus companies travel from Charlottesville to Richmond?

There is one bus company that operates from Charlottesville to Richmond. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11h 15m$26.99

Where does the bus leave from in Charlottesville?

Most buses depart from the main station in Charlottesville, Virginia:

  • Campbells Travel - 310 W Main St

Where does the bus arrive in Richmond?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 2910 N Blvd

Price trends for buses from Charlottesville to Richmond

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