Transfers to and from Richmond International Airport

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Richmond International Airport Transfers

Richmond International Airport provides several modes of efficient transportation for its customers.

Services to/from RIC, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, and shuttles are available at the Airport Ground Transportation Center.

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in Richmond.

Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance anytime.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Richmond International Airport

The car rental companies are located close to the central entrance of the terminal, on the Lower Level.

The rental facility is generally open 24/7. Please inquire at your service provider for specific service hours and return procedures.

When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.

Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you’re not sure where to go, give the rental company a call. See and compare all rental car companies at Richmond International Airport.

For item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle, please contact the rental car company directly.

For item(s) left on a rental car center shuttle bus, contact Airport Lost and Found, or call them at + 1 804-226-8585.

Ride Shares at Richmond International Airport

Richmond International Airport provides the convenience of accessing rideshare vehicles in front of the Airport Terminal Grounds.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

Taxis at Richmond International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center for your taxi.

One-way fare between the airport and Downtown is about $40.00, plus additional charges. If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service.

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and the driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind. More information about taxis at Richmond International Airport.

Trains at Richmond International Airport

Although there are no train stations at the airport, the Richmond Main Street Station (Amtrak train station) is near downtown Richmond. Additional information about train services near Richmond International Airport.

Passengers can quickly get there by taxi for less than $40.00.

Buses at Richmond International Airport

Bus route 7A / 7B leads to Nine Mile Henrico, linking Richmond Airport with downtown.

Public Bus Stops at the following locations every 30 minutes:

  • Richmond International Airport
  • Lauburum & Audubon
  • Nine Mile & Dakar
  • Nine Mile & Eastgate Boulevard
  • Nine Mile Road & 27th
  • 21st & Marshall
  • Transfer Plaza Bay G.

A one-way fare starts at $1.50. Discounts apply to qualified passengers. Further information about buses to and from Richmond International Airport.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Richmond International Airport

Many hotels in Richmond provide shuttle services. Passengers may confirm with their local hotel if this is available at their accommodation.

Shuttles pick up and drop passengers in front of the terminal building.

Parking at Richmond International Airport

The airport provides safe and comfortable parking spaces for thousands of vehicles at any time. These parking facilities are secured and open 24/7. Cash and credit card payments are accepted. See more information about long and short-term parking at Richmond International Airport.