Home Ride at Radford University
Providing a safe, convenient, economical way to get home.


Our safe, comfortable charter buses offer convenient service between the Radford University campus and Northern Virginia, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Richmond and Hampton. Our professional drivers let you sleep, study, or just relax without worrying about who is at the wheel.


Home Ride is a bus service designed for college students, so our schedule fits your needs. Generally, we leave Radford on Friday afternoons and return Sunday nights. We also make special runs for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring break to fit the university calendar.

Our buses LEAVING Radford pick up at the Radford Transit Hub. This is located next to the Suntrust Bank at 1000 East Main Street, where Tyler Avenue intersects East Main. It is just across East Main Street from Muse Hall. We use full-size charter buses which will usually have the the name "ABBOTT" on the side of them.

Our buses RETURNING TO Radford drop off at Fairfax Street Station, the new bus stop facility near the Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center.

Our stop in Northern Virginia is at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax county. In Charlottesville, we stop at the Student Activities Building at UVA; in Harrisonburg, at the JMU Bookstore; in Richmond, at the James Cabell Library at VCU; in Hampton, near the Outback Steakhouse at Peninsula Town Center Mall.

Going north, we leave Radford at 11:45 AM, 1:45 PM, and/or 3:45 PM on Fridays, drop off passengers at Harrisonburg or Charlottesville at 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and/or 7:00 PM, and arrive in Fairfax at 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM, and/or 9:00 PM. We do not run at all three times on our less-busy weekends, so please call to inquire about specific dates. The return trip leaves Fairfax at 5:30 PM Sunday, picks up at Harrisonburg or Charlottesville at 7:30 PM, and reaches Radford at 10:30 PM.

Going east, we leave Radford at 1:15 PM most Fridays and reach Charlottesville at 4:30 PM, Richmond at 6:00 PM, and Hampton at 7:30 PM. The return trip leaves Hampton on Sunday at 4:30 PM, Richmond at 6:00 PM, Charlottesville at 7:30 PM, and arrives at Radford at 10:30 PM.


Our fare is just $128 round-trip or $75 one-way to Northern Virginia, $142/$85 to Hampton, $125/$74 to Richmond, $82/$48 to Charlottesville, or $82/$48 to Harrisonburg. We also offer discount packages to people interested in buying several tickets at once.

Home Ride of Virginia
620 North Main Street Suite 304
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 953-2266
(800) 553-6644