Getting Around Richmond VA
The dynamic Richmond region is easy to navigate, even without a GPS. In Richmond, VA, you can go from the hustle and bustle of the heart of an urban, southern city to bucolic farms, state and national parks and historical landmarks in just a few minutes. We’ve got all the transportation options and routes you could want served up with southern charm, and hardly any traffic. Get to know the Richmond VA your way!
It's easy to drive and park in the Richmond region where traffic means it might take 10 minutes to get somewhere instead of 5. Want to let someone else take the wheel? Relax in a taxi, Uber or Lyft and enjoy all the sites the Region has to offer.
By road, trail or path, on two wheels is one of the best ways to see the Richmond region. Bike the Virginia Capital Trail or ride from Shockoe Bottom to Carytown. Taste some wine in New Kent County, or cruise the canal walk and Belle Isle downtown. Take a bike tour through Richmond’s history or food scene with Richmond Rides or tackle the same challenging cobbled course that was part of the 2015 UCI Road World Cycling Championships!
The Segway is more than a means of transportation; it’s a unique experience unlike anything you’ve tried before. Instead of lacing up your walking shoes or piling into the car, experience a Segway Tour as you take in some of Richmond’s most postcard-worthy sites.
By Bus, On Foot
The Richmond region is walkable. Whether you're staying at a downtown hotel or walking the grounds of Short Pump Towne Center, it's easy to walk to attractions and fun in the Richmond region. Hop on a GRTC bus to get from one side to the other or grab the GRTC Pulse, opening soon, for rapid bus transit in Richmond!