Fredericksburg travel guide

Fredericksburg Tourism | Fredericksburg Guide

You're Going to Love Fredericksburg

With a population of 24,286, Fredericksburg is a must-see destination in Virginia, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Fredericksburg deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Activities & attractions in Fredericksburg

Where to Eat in Fredericksburg

If you’re looking for affordable options, Kenmore Inn (1200 Princess Anne Street) and Fahrenheit 132 (318 William Street) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Cork & Table (909 Caroline St) and Hope Heroes (9677 Patriot Hwy) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Fredericksburg.

When to visit Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg in December
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Fredericksburg in December
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Fredericksburg in July, when the average temperature is 77 °F, and the highest can go up to 87.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 24.8 °F, with an average temperature of 35.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 4.4″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Fredericksburg, with an average rainfall of 2.7″.

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How to Get to Fredericksburg

Plane

Although Fredericksburg doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Washington, D.C. All airports (WAS), which is located 47 miles from Fredericksburg. The shortest domestic flight to Fredericksburg departs from Miami and takes around 2h 34m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fredericksburg. The train journey from Fredericksburg to Richmond takes 1h 47m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Philadelphia, expect to pay about $17 for a 1h 56m trip. The train station in Fredericksburg is called Fredericksburg, and is located 0.4 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Fredericksburg is to pick up a car rental from Washington, D.C., which is about 48 miles from Fredericksburg. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Kyte, among others, in Washington, D.C..

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fredericksburg, including Megabus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and Washington Deluxe. From Philadelphia, the bus ride to Fredericksburg takes 170 miles and will cost you around $20. From New York, the ticket costs about $22 for a journey of 240 miles. The most popular bus station is Fredericksburg Bus Terminal - 1400 Jefferson Davis Hwy, located 6 miles from downtown Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg 2390 Plank Rd is also a commonly used station, and is 2 miles from the city center.

Plane

Although Fredericksburg doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Washington, D.C. All airports (WAS), which is located 47 miles from Fredericksburg. The shortest domestic flight to Fredericksburg departs from Miami and takes around 2h 34m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Fredericksburg. The train journey from Fredericksburg to Richmond takes 1h 47m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Philadelphia, expect to pay about $17 for a 1h 56m trip. The train station in Fredericksburg is called Fredericksburg, and is located 0.4 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Fredericksburg is to pick up a car rental from Washington, D.C., which is about 48 miles from Fredericksburg. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Kyte, among others, in Washington, D.C..

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Fredericksburg, including Megabus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and Washington Deluxe. From Philadelphia, the bus ride to Fredericksburg takes 170 miles and will cost you around $20. From New York, the ticket costs about $22 for a journey of 240 miles. The most popular bus station is Fredericksburg Bus Terminal - 1400 Jefferson Davis Hwy, located 6 miles from downtown Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg 2390 Plank Rd is also a commonly used station, and is 2 miles from the city center.

Airports near Fredericksburg

Airlines serving Fredericksburg

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,749 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,172 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,444 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,100 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,939 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,352 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (219 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,231 reviews)
LOT
Good (670 reviews)
Finnair
Good (765 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,932 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (776 reviews)
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Where to stay in Fredericksburg

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Suites Fredericksburg North and Hampton Inn & Suites Fredericksburg-at Celebrate Virginia.

Where to stay in popular areas of Fredericksburg

Most booked hotels in Fredericksburg

Holiday Inn Fredericksburg Conference Ctr
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 984 reviews)
$102+
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fredericksburg, An IHG Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, 675 reviews)
$98+
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Fredericksburg
3 stars
Excellent (8, 3735 reviews)
$77+
Comfort Suites Fredericksburg North
2 stars
Excellent (8, 606 reviews)
$90+
Hotel Lake Anna
2 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$111+

Renting a car in Fredericksburg

Renting a car in Fredericksburg costs $77 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Fredericksburg (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Fredericksburg is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Honda Accord or similar) are, on average, 65% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Fredericksburg costs $77 per day, on average, or $153 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Fredericksburg (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Fredericksburg is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Honda Accord or similar) are, on average, 65% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.