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Lynchburg - Richmond Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Lynchburg to Richmond. Traveling by bus from Lynchburg to Richmond usually takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance94 mi (151 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price$25.49
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Lynchburg to Richmond?

Bus tickets for a trip from Lynchburg to Richmond cost $25.49 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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Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Lynchburg to Richmond is expected to be between $25 and $32. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is June 20, 2024, when tickets are available for June 20, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $25.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Lynchburg to Richmond is usually cheapest in July, when the average ticket price is only $25. If you're planning to take the bus from Lynchburg to Richmond during December, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $38. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

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. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 16 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $21.79 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Lynchburg to Richmond?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Lynchburg to Richmond. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound12h 45m$31.27
  • 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 Lynchburg to Richmond every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 45 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Richmond usually start from $25.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 94 miles from Lynchburg to Richmond. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from Lynchburg to Richmond. It leaves the station in Lynchburg at 6:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg to Richmond; ticket prices start at $69.00.

City Information

Lynchburg

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg, VA is known for its scenic beauty and outdoor fun. Visit the Liberty Mountain Trail System for the best hikes in the city, or head to Blackwater Creek Natural Area for babbling brooks and waterfalls.

Lynchburg has its fair share of history, most of which is preserved in the Lynchburg Museum. Exhibits focus specifically on Lynchburg’s history through artifacts, antique photographs, and artwork. Other notable places include the Anne Spencer House & Garden, former home of poet Anne Spencer, and the Legacy Museum, with collections focused on African American history. Food-wise, local favorites include the Water Dog, Shakers Restaurant, and Skyline. While you’re in the area, take a walk around the vibrant downtown scene, complete with more restaurants, plenty of shops, and a thriving nightlife – which is no surprise given that Lynchburg is home to 5 different colleges and universities.

The city does have the Lynchburg Regional Airport, although it only offers commercial flights to Charlotte, NC. Luckily, if you’re traveling from anywhere else, you can easily get to Lynchburg via Greyhound and Amtrak, both of which have stations downtown. The most popular train routes to Lynchburg come from New York City, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and Chicago. Meanwhile, buses typically connect from New York, Baltimore, and Charlotte.

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 Lynchburg?

Main departure station: 800 Kemper St

Most buses depart from the main station in Lynchburg.

All bus stations in Lynchburg:

  • 800 Kemper St

Where does the bus arrive in Richmond?

Main arrival station: 2910 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

All buses from Lynchburg arrive at one main station in Richmond.

All bus stations in Richmond:

  • 2910 N Arthur Ashe Blvd

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