There are 7 ways to get from New Jersey to Roanoke by train, subway, plane, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA

$159 - $517

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the Megabus from New York to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$49 - $71

5 alternative options

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA

$210 - $391

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$203 - $524

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$100 - $230

Bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Richmond, Va 1003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...

$60 - $146

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Roanoke 450.7 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Roanoke is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Roanoke is to train and fly which costs $210 - $400 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Roanoke is 358 miles. The road distance is 450.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from New Jersey to Roanoke, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak station and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Roanoke via Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Roanoke via Richmond, Va in around 10 h 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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