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Duration 13h 31m
Distance 182.9 miles
Average price $141
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Charleston and Roanoke takes 13h 31m and the fastest train takes 13h 27m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Charleston to Roanoke. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Charleston Amtrak Station
  2. Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Roanoke
10h 21m
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$87 - $149

Charleston to Roanoke train times

Trains run three times a week between Charleston and Roanoke. The service departs Charleston at 08:21 in the morning, which arrives into Roanoke at 21:55. All services require a transfer at Charlottesville Amtrak Station and take an average of 13h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Charleston station to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Charleston Amtrak Station and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Charlottesville Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 21m.

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The distance between Charleston and Roanoke is 119 miles. The road distance is 182.9 miles.

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Charleston to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charleston Amtrak Station.

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Charleston to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Roanoke Amtrak station.

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