How far is Norfolk from Richmond?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Norfolk and Richmond is 81.04 miles (130.42 km).

Flight distance from Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA is 81.04 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 12 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Norfolk, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia is: 100.21 miles (161.28 km) by car.

Driving from Norfolk to Richmond will take approximately 01 hours 38 minutes.

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#1 Norfolk

Independent city in Virginia, United States

Population 242803
GPS Coordinates 36°50'49"N 76°17'7"W
Latitude 36.8468100
Longitude -76.2852200
Altitude 2
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 Norfolk and Richmond

The distance between Norfolk and Richmond is 161 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 01 hours 47 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 Norfolk and Richmond. The current time is 09:52:48.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 20 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 30 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 00 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 40 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 25 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 20 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 15 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 13.39 liters (3.54 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Norfolk and Richmond.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Norfolk to Richmond is $14.51 (diesel $17.15).

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 July 02, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Norfolk 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 Norfolk 195.86 miles (315 km)

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Driving distance from Arlington, VA to Norfolk 198.62 miles (320 km)

Driving distance from Ashburn, VA to Norfolk 204.84 miles (330 km)

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Driving distance from Blacksburg, VA to Norfolk 230.09 miles (370 km)

Driving distance from Burke, VA to Norfolk 188.67 miles (304 km)

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Driving distance from Charlottesville, VA to Norfolk 169.13 miles (272 km)

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Driving distance from Chesapeake, VA to Norfolk 3.43 miles (6 km)

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Driving distance from Danville, VA to Norfolk 192.51 miles (310 km)

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Driving distance from Hampton, VA to Norfolk 23.11 miles (37 km)

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Driving distance from Harrisonburg, VA to Norfolk 227.95 miles (367 km)

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Driving distance from Leesburg, VA to Norfolk 218.73 miles (352 km)

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Driving distance from Lynchburg, VA to Norfolk 191.98 miles (309 km)

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