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Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA by bus

The journey from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA by bus is 207.04 mi and takes 6 hr 31 min. There are 18 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:45 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA by bus for as little as $33.86 or as much as $197.74. The best price for this journey is $33.86.

Lowest Price$33.86
Journey Duration6 hr 31 min
Connection per Day18
Lowest Price$33.86
Highest Price$197.74
First Departure1:45 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance207.04 mi
DeparturePhiladelphia, PA
ArrivalRichmond, VA
CarriersGreyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBusMore

Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?

The prices for bus tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA will cost $33.86. The average bus ticket price is approximately $74.19. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for bus tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $74.19. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA take by bus?

The average journey time is 6 hr 31 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 207.04 mi from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA to take longer than 6 hr 31 min. The distance between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA is around 207.04 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 6 hr 31 min. However, the fastest routes between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA take 4 hr 55 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do departures from Philadelphia, PA leave for Richmond, VA?

The route from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Philadelphia, PA 18 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 8 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 10 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $32.22 to $44.71 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 28% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA

The cheapest Philadelphia, PA - Richmond, VA bus tickets can be found for as low as $35.84 if you’re lucky, or $42.41 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $50.85.

Find the best day to travel to Richmond, VA by bus

When travelling to Richmond, VA by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Services on board FlixBus and Greyhound from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA
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Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
23.32kg
Bus
24.99kg
Flight
66.64kg
Car
53.31kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
A bus ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is $74.19. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $33.86.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is $33.86. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA by bus?
Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is 207.04 mi.
How long does the bus between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA take?
Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is on average 6 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 55 min.
Which companies operate from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
The bus journey from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Greyhound Lines, Inc., FlixBus, FlixBus Inc. and Greyhound.
How many bus connections per day go from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA has 18 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA leave?
The earliest bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA departs at 1:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA depart?
The latest bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $33.86 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Philadelphia, PA to go to Richmond, VA.
What's the fastest journey time between Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA is 4 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct bus from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA by bus?
The bus journey from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA creates 24.99kg of CO2 emissions.

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