How far is Fairfax from Richmond?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Fairfax and Richmond is 89.69 miles (144.34 km).

Flight distance from Fairfax, VA to Richmond, VA is 89.69 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 11 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 10 minutes to travel from Fairfax to Richmond with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Fairfax, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia is: 98.72 miles (158.87 km) by car.

Driving from Fairfax to Richmond will take approximately 01 hours 45 minutes.

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#1 Fairfax

Independent city in Virginia, United States

Population 23429
GPS Coordinates 38°50'46"N 77°18'23"W
Latitude 38.8462200
Longitude -77.3063700
Altitude 131
Country United States
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#2 Richmond

Capital city of Virginia, United States

Population 232226
GPS Coordinates 37°33'14"N 77°27'37"W
Latitude 37.5537600
Longitude -77.4602600
Altitude 64
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Fairfax and Richmond

The distance between Fairfax and Richmond is 159 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 45 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Fairfax and Richmond. The current time is 19:12:27.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 17 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 28 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 01 hours 58 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 38 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 24 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 18 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 13 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 13.19 liters (3.48 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Fairfax and Richmond.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Fairfax to Richmond is $14.29 (diesel $16.89).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on November 28, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Fairfax and Richmond (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Alexandria, VA to Fairfax 17.3 miles (28 km)

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Driving distance from Arlington, VA to Fairfax 13.53 miles (22 km)

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Driving distance from Blacksburg, VA to Fairfax 167.48 miles (270 km)

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Driving distance from Charlottesville, VA to Fairfax 100.53 miles (162 km)

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Driving distance from Chesapeake, VA to Fairfax 188.46 miles (303 km)

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Driving distance from Danville, VA to Fairfax 231.14 miles (372 km)

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Driving distance from Hampton, VA to Fairfax 170.78 miles (275 km)

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Driving distance from Harrisonburg, VA to Fairfax 115.23 miles (185 km)

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Driving distance from Leesburg, VA to Fairfax 26.97 miles (43 km)

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Driving distance from Lynchburg, VA to Fairfax 163.95 miles (264 km)

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Driving distance from Manassas, VA to Fairfax 14.31 miles (23 km)

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Driving distance from McLean, VA to Fairfax 11.51 miles (19 km)

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