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There are 6 ways to get from Alexandria to Radford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$120 - $249

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Megabus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Arlington to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech

$31 - $55

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Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Radford 278.5 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Washington Dulles to Lewisburg, drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Radford

$149 - $723

Fly Reagan Washington to Charleston, drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CRW) DCA - CRW
  2. Drive from Charleston to Radford

$176 - $923

Fly Washington Dulles to Roanoke, bus, line 40 bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Squires Student Center to The HUB

$173 - $616

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Radford is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Radford is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexandria to Radford. However, there are services departing from King Street Sta + Bus Bay E and arriving at Moffett Hall via Arlington and Squires Student Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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The distance between Alexandria and Radford is 226 miles. The road distance is 278.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Radford without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $120 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Alexandria to Radford, including transfers.

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Alexandria to Radford bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Arlington station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Lewisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 22 min.

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Alexandria to Radford bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandria to Radford is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Alexandria to Radford.

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  • Distance: 225.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Alexandria, VA, USA and Radford, VA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Alexandria to Radford once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to Exit 118 Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Megabus
Radford Transit
Website
radfordtransit.com
Bus from Squires Student Center to The HUB
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
radfordtransit.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Lewisburg Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Radford. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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