There are 5 ways to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg by bus, train, car or towncar

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

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Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech to Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak 8656 / ...

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Campbell Court The Smart Way Commuter Bus
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1508 / ...

$14 - $30

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...
  2. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak Northeast Regional

$66 - $194

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Blacksburg to Lynchburg 98 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Blacksburg to Lynchburg 98 miles

$140 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg is to Amtrak Thruway which costs $1 - $4 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Blacksburg and Lynchburg is 71 miles. The road distance is 98 miles.

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The Amtrak Thruway from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech to Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech and arriving at Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Lynchburg. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg.
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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Blacksburg, VA, USA and Lynchburg, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Blacksburg to Lynchburg 3 times a day, and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Valley Metro Roanoke also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Other operators
Uber Roanoke-Blacksburg
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Blacksburg to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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UberX
$140 - $180
UberXL
$260 - $330

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