Richmond travel guide

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You're Going to Love Richmond

With a population of 26,121, Richmond is a must-see destination in Victoria, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Richmond deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Richmond

If you’re looking for affordable options, Noir Restaurant (175 Swan Street) and Future Future (191 Swan Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, New Quarter (79 Swan St) and Corner Hotel (57 Swan Street) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Richmond.

When to visit Richmond

Richmond in October
Estimated hotel price
$140
1 night at 3-star hotel
Richmond in October
Estimated hotel price
$140
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Richmond

Plane

When flying to Richmond, you’ll arrive at Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), which is located 22 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Richmond is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 3 km from Richmond. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Richmond. From Canberra, the bus ride to Richmond takes 772 km and will cost you around $226. From Sydney, the ticket costs about $245 for a journey of 1159 km.

Plane

When flying to Richmond, you’ll arrive at Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) (MEL), which is located 22 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Richmond is to pick up a car hire from Melbourne, which is about 3 km from Richmond. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Melbourne.

Bus

Greyhound Australia operates bus routes to Richmond. From Canberra, the bus ride to Richmond takes 772 km and will cost you around $226. From Sydney, the ticket costs about $245 for a journey of 1159 km.

Airports near Richmond

Airlines serving Richmond

Lufthansa
Good (4,676 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (941 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,937 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,933 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (776 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (561 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Richmond

Most booked hotels in Richmond

Crown Towers Melbourne
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$319+
Crown Metropol Melbourne
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$271+
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$222+
Adara Richmond Apartments
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$114+
The Victoria Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$118+
Atlantis Hotel Melbourne
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$105+

Hiring a car in Richmond

Hiring a car in Richmond costs $83 per day, on average, or $165 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 30% more expensive than at Melbourne.

Expect to pay $1.69 per litre in Richmond (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.28 and $27.04. The most frequently booked car type in Richmond is Mini (Kia Carnival or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 51% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Richmond costs $83 per day, on average, or $165 if you want to hire it for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by hiring your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 30% more expensive than at Melbourne.

Expect to pay $1.69 per litre in Richmond (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.28 and $27.04. The most frequently booked car type in Richmond is Mini (Kia Carnival or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 51% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.