- Things to Do
Things to Do
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- About the Area
Everything you need to know about the Richmond Region in s short Video! more
Okay, you've decided to bring your event to the Richmond Region. Now the question is how you and your attendees will get here. You will find the Richmond Region easy to navigate. To get started, consult our Richmond area map.
The Richmond International Airport is located 15 minutes from downtown. Six major carriers including our new low-cost carriers, Southwest/AirTran and JetBlue, as well as American, Delta, United and US Airways offer non-stop flights from 18 cities including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, New York, Houston, Orlando, Philadelphia and Detroit and connecting flights to destinations worldwide. The airport recently completed a $245 million capital improvement including an expansion of the air control tower, terminal, concourse, roadways and parking garages, and offers ground transport areas specifically designed for motorcoach operations.
Richmond International Airport - (804) 226-3000 or flyrichmond.com
Your delegates can access the Richmond Region by automobile, bus or train. Amtrak has two stations in the Richmond, VA - Main Street Station located in downtown Richmond and Staples Mill station, located approximately 10 miles west of downtown.
Amtrak Main Street Station - (804) 646-6246 (MAIN)
Amtrak Staples Mill Station - (804) 553-2903
Amtrak fares and schedules - 800-USA-RAIL or amtrak.com
Greyhound/Trailways has a terminal only minutes from downtown Richmond, while automobile drivers will find that the Region's minimal traffic makes traveling throughout the area a breeze.
If you choose taxi travel to get around the Richmond Region, you can hail one on the street or call ahead for a guaranteed ride. For easiest access, taxis can be picked up at airport or hotel taxi stands.
The Richmond Region's public transportation system is operated by GRTC Transit System. Bus service is concentrated in downtown Richmond and the areas east, west and south of the city.