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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Roanoke by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Roanoke  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA

$116 - $274

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Bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Lynchburg, VA - Kemper Street Station
  3. Take the bus from Lynchburg to Roanoke Civic Center

$49 - $86

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA

$176 - $742

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Roanoke

$190 - $690

Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Roanoke Northeast Regional

$90 - $200

Bus via Richmond  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Richmond
  3. Take the bus from Richmond to Roanoke

$62 - $97

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Roanoke 464.9 miles

$45 - $70

Manhattan to Roanoke by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Roanoke is around 9h 10m and covers a distance of around 452 miles. The fastest train normally takes 8h 43m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Manhattan to Roanoke train service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Roanoke. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Roanoke is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Roanoke is to fly which costs $110 - $280 and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from 36th St & 11th Ave and arriving at Roanoke via Washington and Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Roanoke. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Roanoke is 404 miles. The road distance is 464.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs $90 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Manhattan to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Roanoke bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from 36th St & 11th Ave station.

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Manhattan to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Roanoke is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs $110 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $200 and takes 9h 20m, you could also bus via Richmond, which costs $60 - $100 and takes 12h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 404.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Manhattan to Roanoke twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $200 and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $360
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Charlottesville to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $140
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$90 - $200
Business Class Seat
$150 - $270
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.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 Washington to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Lynchburg, VA - Kemper Street Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Lynchburg to Roanoke Civic Center
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 43m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Roanoke is 465 miles. It takes approximately 7h 56m to drive from Manhattan to Roanoke.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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