Distance from Richmond, VA to Atlanta, GA

Distance

518 mi

Time

10 hours 1 min

Gas Cost

$38 - $74

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There are 469.89 miles from Richmond to Atlanta in southwest direction and 518 miles (833.64 kilometers) by car, following the I-85 route.

Richmond and Atlanta are 10 hours 1 min far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Richmond, VA to Atlanta, GA. The halfway point is Harrisburg, NC.

Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:05 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 23.98 gallons of gas to cover the route between Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Richmond to Atlanta is $61.39.

During the route, an average car will release 469.81 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA

If you want to meet halfway between Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 35.382427 and -80.710938, or 35º 22' 56.7372" N, 80º 42' 39.3768" W. This location is 258.98 miles away from Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA and it would take approximately 5 hours to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Harrisburg, NC, situated 266.53 miles from Richmond, VA and 255.37 miles from Atlanta, GA. It would take 5 hours 13 mins to go from Richmond to Harrisburg and 4 hours 59 mins to go from Atlanta to Harrisburg.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA is Charlotte, NC, situated 276.61 miles from Richmond, VA and 243.42 miles from Atlanta, GA. It would take 5 hours 22 mins to go from Richmond to and 4 hours 45 mins to go from Atlanta to Charlotte.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Henrico, VA,Greensboro, NC, and High Point, NC.

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Richmond, VA

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From $18

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Weather in Richmond and Atlanta

Richmond

Light rain today through Wednesday, with temperatures falling to 47°F on Thursday.

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8 290 degrees 5 250 degrees 7 205 degrees 7 355 degrees 4 19 degrees

Atlanta

Rain today, with temperatures rising to 67°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day
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98% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 35% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
11 324 degrees 1 56 degrees 4 94 degrees 5 344 degrees 6 67 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 469.89 mi 756.21 km 408.32 nautical mi
Driving distance 518 mi 833.64 km 450.13 nautical mi

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