Distance from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA

Distance

243 mi

Time

5 hours 1 min

Gas Cost

$17 - $34

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There are 206.73 miles from Philadelphia to Richmond in southwest direction and 243 miles (391.07 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 route.

Philadelphia and Richmond are 5 hours 1 min far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Philadelphia, PA to Richmond, VA. The halfway point is Annapolis Junction, MD.

Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 2:05 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 11.26 gallons of gas to cover the route between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Philadelphia to Richmond is $28.15.

During the route, an average car will release 220.63 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA

If you want to meet halfway between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 39.116561 and -76.785522, or 39º 6' 59.6196" N, 76º 47' 7.8792" W. This location is 121.62 miles away from Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA and it would take approximately 2 hours 30 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Annapolis Junction, MD, situated 114.95 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 132.06 miles from Richmond, VA. It would take 2 hours 26 mins to go from Philadelphia to Annapolis Junction and 2 hours 44 mins to go from Richmond to Annapolis Junction.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA is Washington, DC, situated 137.94 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 106.88 miles from Richmond, VA. It would take 2 hours 55 mins to go from Philadelphia to Washington and 2 hours 7 mins to go from Richmond to Washington.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Baltimore, MD, Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA and Henrico, VA.


Best Hotels In or Near Richmond, VA

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Weather in Philadelphia and Richmond

Philadelphia

Rain on Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 59°F on Thursday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
74° 53° 79° 50° 75° 54° 78° 63° 73° 65°
8% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 19% Rain probability 21% Rain probability 93% Rain probability
5 319 degrees 0 215 degrees 4 162 degrees 8 179 degrees 12 165 degrees

Richmond

Rain on Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 59°F on Thursday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Fog Rain
78° 48° 76° 50° 75° 53° 75° 62° 70° 60°
8% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 20% Rain probability 89% Rain probability
3 359 degrees 2 63 degrees 3 133 degrees 5 162 degrees 5 158 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 206.73 mi 332.70 km 179.64 nautical mi
Driving distance 243 mi 391.07 km 211.16 nautical mi

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