There are 5 ways to get from Blacksburg to Research Triangle 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.

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Bus, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Campbell Court
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  4. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc

$60 - $132

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Bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Campbell Court
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$50 - $119

3 alternative options

Bus, train via VT Squires Student Center  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court
  2. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  4. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Durham Amtrak

$124 - $320

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Blacksburg to Research Triangle 176.2 miles

$17 - $25

Bus, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
  2. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ROA - RDU

$172 - $904

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Blacksburg to Research Triangle. However, there are services departing from Blacksburg Municipal Building and arriving at RDU Airport at Terminal 1 via Roanoke, Va, Richmond, Va, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd and GoRaleigh Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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The distance between Blacksburg and Research Triangle is 131 miles. The road distance is 176.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Blacksburg to Research Triangle without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Blacksburg to Research Triangle, including transfers.

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Blacksburg to Research Triangle bus services, operated by Valley Metro Roanoke, depart from Blacksburg Municipal Building station.

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There is no direct flight from Roanoke Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Blacksburg to Research Triangle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blacksburg to Research Triangle is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Blacksburg to Research Triangle.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Roanoke Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Research Triangle. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blacksburg to Research Triangle.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

What companies run services between Blacksburg, VA, USA and Research Triangle, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Blacksburg to Research Triangle via Campbell Court, Roanoke, Va, Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, and GoRaleigh Station in around 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Roanoke to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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 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
Bus from Blacksburg Municipal Building to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
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 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
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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