There are 5 ways to get from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Harpers Ferry Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$105 - $248

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Train, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va

$43 - $138

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke 207.1 miles

$20 - $30

Train, subway, fly to Roanoke  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Take the subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA

$177 - $662

Train, fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  3. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$153 - $770

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Harpers Ferry Amtrak and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Harpers Ferry and Roanoke is 187 miles. The road distance is 207.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 7 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Harpers Ferry to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Harpers Ferry Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Harpers Ferry to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Roanoke Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harpers Ferry to Roanoke is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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  • Distance: 186.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Harpers Ferry, WV, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Harpers Ferry to Roanoke via Washington Union Station in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Harpers Ferry Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Harpers Ferry Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Harpers Ferry Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC eb to ROCKVILLE MARC eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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