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There are 4 ways to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg by bus, train, car or towncar

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Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech to Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak 8676 / ...

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

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

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech and arriving at Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 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 best way to get from Blacksburg to Lynchburg without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $1 - $4.

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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 five times a week.

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Blacksburg to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech station.

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Blacksburg to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blacksburg to Lynchburg is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive 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 5 times a week.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
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
Bus from Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech to Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
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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