There are 96.87 miles from Richmond to Washington in northeast direction and 109 miles (175.42 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 N route.

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Richmond and Washington are 1 hour 47 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

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

Richmond, VA and Washington, DC are in the same time zone (EDT). Current time in both locations is 7:11 pm.


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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency that MPG will need 4.36 gallons of gas to cover the route between Richmond, VA and Washington, DC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Richmond to Washington is $13.83.

During the route, an average car will release 85.47 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Average USA gas price used for calculation is $3.17 per gallon of regular gas. Price last updated on September 23, 2021.

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Halfway Point Between Richmond, VA and Washington, DC

If you want to meet halfway between Richmond, VA and Washington, DC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 38.293079 and -77.508774, or 38º 17" 35.0844" N, 77º 30" 31.5864" W. This location is 54.31 miles away from Richmond, VA and Washington, DC and it would take approximately 53 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Fredericksburg, VA, situated 58 miles from Richmond, VA and 53 miles from Washington, DC. It would take 56 minutes to go from Richmond to Fredericksburg and 58 minutes to go from Washington to Fredericksburg.

Major Cities Along the Route

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

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