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There are 6 ways to get from Atlanta to Roanoke by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Roanoke  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Roanoke (ROA) ATL - ROA

$164 - $906

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Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$67 - $184

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Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlottesville (CHO) ATL - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$222 - $512

Bus, train via Charlotte Amtrak  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$278 - $476

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn 1196 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va 1508 / ...

$74 - $189

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Roanoke 436.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Roanoke is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Roanoke is to fly which costs $160 - $950 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Roanoke is 351 miles. The road distance is 436.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Roanoke without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 48 min and costs $65 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Atlanta to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Roanoke is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $160 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $190 and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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Atlanta to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Roanoke, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 350.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Atlanta to Roanoke every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atlanta to Roanoke via Nashville, Tn in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Atlanta to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center 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
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Lynchburg to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Roanoke is 437 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to drive from Atlanta to Roanoke.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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Book your Atlanta to Roanoke bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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