Last Updated: 2010-07-22

By Car

Metropolitan Richmond is located at the junction of I-95 and I-64, and is within two hours' drive of the Atlantic Ocean, the Blue Ridge Mountains and our nation's capital. Richmond is also within a half a day's drive of more than half the U.S. population. Its central location makes Richmond an ideal hub for access to Virginia's other remarkable attractions - from historic Colonial Williamsburg to the sandy shores of Virginia Beach and beyond.

By Taxi/Limousines

Additional intracity service is provided by more than 40 taxicab companies. Cab stands are located at most major hotels, Richmond International Airport, Amtrak and the Greyhound/Trailways terminal. Taxi rates are approximately $1.50 per mile. For airport transportation Groome Transportation, (804)222-7222, serves all hotels, area business and residences.

By Bus

Greyhound/Trailways, located in a conveniently located terminal, is minutes from downtown at 2910 North Boulevard. Call (800)231-2222 for fare and schedule information.

Bus service is provided throughout Metro Richmond by the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC) which also operates buses especially equipped to service disabled passengers. For more information, call (804)358-4782.

By Plane

Richmond International Airport (RIC) is accessible from I-95 and I-295 and is close to downtown Richmond. With more than 16- daily flights, service is provided by Air Ontario, American, Delta, Northwest, United, USAirways, Continental and TWA. Richmond International Airport, 226-3000.

By Train


Richmond re-opened the historic Main Street Station in 2003. This century-old station reminds travelers of the glory days and grand styles of early passenger train travel.

A second station with additional service is Amtrak's Staples Mill Station, located minutes from I-95 and I-64, 7519 Staples Mill Road. Handicap accessibility and special assistance are available.

Contact Information:

Office of the Press Secretary
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Room 201
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Phone: (804)646-7985
Fax: (804)646-5945

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