# How far is Washington D.C. from Richmond, VA?

Distance between Richmond (Richmond International Airport) and Washington D.C. (Washington Dulles International Airport) is 100 miles / 160 kilometers / 87 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 121 miles / 194 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 35 minutes.

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## Distance from Richmond to Washington D.C.

There are several ways to calculate distance from Richmond to Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 99.548 miles
• 160.207 kilometers
• 86.505 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 99.720 miles
• 160.484 kilometers
• 86.654 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Richmond to Washington D.C.?

Estimated flight time from Richmond International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport is 41 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Richmond and Washington D.C.?

There is no time difference between Richmond and Washington D.C..

## Flight carbon footprint between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

On average flying from Richmond to Washington D.C. generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, 40 kilograms is equal to 87 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

## Airport information

Origin Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W
Destination Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States