There are 4 ways to get from Asheville to Roanoke by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$71 - $164

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va

$72 - $173

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Asheville to Roanoke 232.6 miles

$22 - $35

Fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Asheville (AVL) to Roanoke (ROA) AVL - ROA

$202 - $905

What companies run services between Asheville, NC, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Asheville to Roanoke via Greensboro, Nc and Richmond, Va in around 13 h 37 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Asheville to Roanoke hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Asheville to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Asheville to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Asheville to Roanoke via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Asheville to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Asheville, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Asheville and Roanoke is 298 km. The road distance is 372 km.

The cheapest way to get from Asheville to Roanoke is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Asheville to Roanoke is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $22 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Asheville to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Asheville, Nc and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Greensboro, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Asheville to Roanoke, including transfers.