Distance from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA

Distance

107 mi

Time

2 hours 7 mins

Gas Cost

$8 - $15

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There are 96.87 miles from Washington to Richmond in southwest direction and 107 miles (172.20 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 route.

Washington and Richmond are 2 hours 7 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Richmond, VA. The halfway point is Falmouth, VA.

Washington, DC and Richmond, VA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 8:03 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 4.95 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Richmond is $12.37.

During the route, an average car will release 96.94 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC 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 38.311719 and -77.505917, or 38º 18' 42.1884" N, 77º 30' 21.3012" W. This location is 53.44 miles away from Washington, DC and Richmond, VA and it would take approximately 1 hour 3 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Falmouth, VA, situated 51.45 miles from Washington, DC and 56.25 miles from Richmond, VA. It would take 1 hour 3 mins to go from Washington to Falmouth and 1 hour 9 mins to go from Richmond to Falmouth.

Major Cities Along the Route

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


Best Hotels In or Near Richmond, VA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Washington, DC

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From $18

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Weather in Washington and Richmond

Washington

Rain on Tuesday and next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 77°F on Monday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
72° 43° 74° 47° 76° 54° 74° 51° 75° 55°
10% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
2 204 degrees 5 215 degrees 4 320 degrees 2 87 degrees 4 161 degrees

Richmond

Rain on Tuesday and next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 76°F on Friday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
68° 39° 72° 46° 76° 50° 74° 52° 73° 54°
15% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
1 141 degrees 3 222 degrees 3 341 degrees 2 65 degrees 3 156 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 96.87 mi 155.90 km 84.18 nautical mi
Driving distance 107 mi 172.20 km 92.98 nautical mi

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