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Fredericksburg - Richmond Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Fredericksburg to Richmond. Traveling by bus from Fredericksburg to Richmond usually takes around 55 minutes, but the fastest CoachRun bus can make the trip in 45 minutes.

Distance53 mi (85 km)
Shortest duration0h 45m
Cheapest price$16.00
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines4

How much is a bus ticket from Fredericksburg to Richmond?

Bus tickets for a trip from Fredericksburg to Richmond cost $24.93 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Fredericksburg to Richmond in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $19 to $31. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 24, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Richmond this week, bus tickets are available starting at $20.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Fredericksburg to Richmond, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $22. However, taking the bus from Fredericksburg to Richmond during January is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $26. The best way to find deals on a trip in January is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance is the best way to find cheap bus tickets, even if it’s only by a few days.

What bus companies travel from Fredericksburg to Richmond?

There are 4 bus lines from Fredericksburg to Richmond available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. FlixBus US offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CoachRun10h 45m$34.09
FlixBus US21h 4m$25.05
Greyhound11h 1m$20.60
Tornado Bus11h 0m$20.00
  • Book CoachRun from Fredericksburg to Richmond from $16. Typically there is one CoachRun schedule per day from Fredericksburg to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay for a CoachRun ticket to Richmond. In Fredericksburg, CoachRun departs to Richmond from 2390 Plank Rd . In Richmond, CoachRun arrives at 900 W. Leigh St .

    An average trip on CoachRun from Fredericksburg to Richmond takes 0 hours and 45 minutes .

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

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Fredericksburg to Richmond, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Fredericksburg to Richmond every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 1 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Richmond usually start from $19.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 55 minutes to cover the 53 miles from Fredericksburg to Richmond. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fredericksburg to Richmond, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Fredericksburg to Richmond every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Fredericksburg to Richmond without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Fredericksburg to Richmond; ticket prices start at $17.00.

City Information

Fredericksburg

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Fredericksburg is a treasure trove for history fans, especially those interested in the Civil War era. When you are in town, check out Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, a site of four major battlefields during the Civil War. The park also features guided tours to contextualize what you see in the park. To learn more about the contributions of African Americans in Virginia, don't miss out on the historical sites along the Spotsylvania African American Heritage Trail. Fans of the nation's first president will want to hit up George Washington's Ferry Farm, where he spent several years during his childhood.

Fredericksburg is a famous location if you wish to grab some craft beer. The local breweries will quench your thirst with ease; Red Dragon Brewery and Spencer Devon Brewing are two standouts. If you are looking for a place to eat, The Log Cabin Restaurant is a local favorite with a cozy vibe.

Bus and train routes connect Fredericksburg to Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, and even Houston. Ground travel is usually the preferred mode of transit to reach Fredericksburg since the nearest airport is over 50 miles away at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Richmond

As one of the most historically significant cities in the U.S., Richmond is a top-tier destination for not just fans of history but also culturally-inclined travelers. The premier tourist attraction of the city is the Virginia State Capitol, which features a unique architecture partially designed by Thomas Jefferson himself. For those who want to enjoy a cultural experience, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is worth checking out, as it houses five exquisitely beautiful Fabergé eggs, along with works by Degas, Cézanne, and Renoir. If you wish to retreat from the concrete jungle, the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a great alternative.

Richmond’s diverse community has had a huge influence on its food scene. Croaker's Spot is a famous restaurant that serves some of the best seafood around. Richmond is also the home to a burgeoning craft beer scene, and there are as many as 30 brands in the city. Some of the local favorites include Hardywood, The Veil Brewing Co., and The Answer Brewpub.

Richmond is a major hub for bus travel, and visitors can catch buses that go to cities like Washington, D.C., New York and Raleigh on a daily basis. The city boasts two Amtrak train stations that provide regular service to Washington, D.C., New York City and beyond. The principal one is the Main Street Station, which is located right in the heart of downtown Richmond. The main airport is the Richmond International Airport, 7 miles southeast of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fredericksburg?

Main departure station: 2390 Plank Rd

Buses to Richmond leave from 3 stations in Fredericksburg.

All bus stations in Fredericksburg:

  • 2390 Plank Rd

  • Lawrence A. Davies Transit Center

  • La Surianita

Where does the bus arrive in Richmond?

Main arrival station: 2910 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

Buses arrive in Richmond at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Richmond:

  • 2910 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

  • 900 W. Leigh St

  • El Rey Supermarket

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