Culpeper travel guide

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You're Going to Love Culpeper

With a population of 16,379, Culpeper is a must-see destination in Virginia, United States.

When to visit Culpeper

Culpeper in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Culpeper in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Culpeper in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -4 °C, with an average temperature of 1 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 108 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Culpeper, with an average rainfall of 66 mm.

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How to Get to Culpeper


Although Culpeper doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Charlottesville Albemarle (CHO), which is located 54 km from Culpeper. The shortest flight to Culpeper from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 29h 19m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Culpeper. The train journey from Culpeper to Baltimore takes 0h 28m and costs around $8 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Richmond, expect to pay about $8 for a 1h 53m trip. The train station in Culpeper is called Culpeper, and is located 0.3 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Culpeper is to pick up a car hire from Washington, D.C., which is about 96 km from Culpeper. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in Washington, D.C..


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Culpeper, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Baltimore, the bus ride to Culpeper takes 56 km and will cost you around $25. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about $25 for a journey of 64 km.

Airlines serving Culpeper

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Where to stay in Culpeper

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Culpeper, An IHG Hotel and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Culpeper.

Where to stay in popular areas of Culpeper

Hiring a car in Culpeper

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Culpeper (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73. The most frequently booked car type in Culpeper is Intermediate (Nissan Kicks or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Jeep Wrangler or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.