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There are 5 ways to get from New Orleans to Roanoke by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly from New Orleans  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Roanoke (ROA) MSY - ROA

$302 - $485

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Bus  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Montgomery, Al
  3. Take the bus from Montgomery, Al to Nashville, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va

$127 - $182

3 alternative options

Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Gulfport/Biloxi
  2. Fly from Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) to Roanoke (ROA) GPT - ROA

$318 - $1,615

Train  •  24h 8m

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lynchburg Amtrak Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$196 - $564

Drive  •  14h 15m

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Roanoke 862.4 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Roanoke is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 14h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Roanoke is to drive and fly which costs $310 - $1,700 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Orleans to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from New Orleans, La and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Mobile, Al, Montgomery, Al and Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Orleans to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Lynchburg Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 8m.

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The distance between New Orleans and Roanoke is 775 miles. The road distance is 862.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 24h 8m and costs $190 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from New Orleans to Roanoke, including transfers.

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New Orleans to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Orleans, La station.

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New Orleans to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal station.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Roanoke is to fly which takes 6h 46m and costs $300 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 24h 8m, you could also bus, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 25h.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 775.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

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

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from New Orleans to Roanoke hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Orleans to Roanoke via Lynchburg Amtrak Station in around 24h 8m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Roanoke via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,100
Flights from Gulfport/Biloxi to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Roanoke via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,100
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 Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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 New Orleans, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Mobile, Al to Montgomery, Al
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from New Orleans to Mobile
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 44m and has one stopover.

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New Orleans to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Roanoke, Va station.

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Roanoke is 1h ahead of New Orleans. It is currently 2:52 PM in New Orleans and 3:52 PM in Roanoke.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Roanoke is 862 miles. It takes approximately 14h 15m to drive from New Orleans to Roanoke.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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Book your New Orleans to Roanoke train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your New Orleans to Roanoke bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to Bus which takes 38m and costs $1 - $11.

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