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There are 7 ways to get from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire by taxi, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Taxi, bus, drive  •  9h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Mount Airy Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Mount Airy Park & Ride to Winston-Salem Transportation Center 6
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem to Charlotte
  4. Take the bus from Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd to Greenville
  5. Drive from Greenville to Sapphire

Cheapest option

Drive to Beckley, fly to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  7h 27m

  1. Drive from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Beckley
  2. Fly from Beckley (BKW) to Charlotte (CLT) BKW - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville
  4. Drive from Asheville to Sapphire

5 alternative options

Taxi, bus, drive via Northlake  •  9h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Mount Airy Park & Ride
  2. Take the bus from Mount Airy Park & Ride to Winston-Salem Transportation Center 6
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem to Charlotte
  4. Take the bus from Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd to Anderson, SC
  5. Drive from Anderson, SC to Sapphire

Bus, shuttle, drive  •  13h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Squires Student Center to 3 rd St Station Lane 2
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke to Johnson City
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Black Bear Resort to Hot Springs, NC
  4. Drive from Hot Springs, NC to Sapphire

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire 241.1 miles

Bus to Roanoke, fly to Asheville, taxi  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Exit 118 - Park and Ride to Airport
  2. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Asheville (AVL) ROA - AVL
  3. Take a taxi from Asheville to Sapphire

Bus to Roanoke, fly to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Exit 118 - Park and Ride to Airport
  2. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Charlotte (CLT) ROA - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville
  4. Drive from Asheville to Sapphire
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The cheapest way to get from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 38m.

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It is 191 miles from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire. It is approximately 241.1 miles to drive.

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It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Roanoke Airport to Asheville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 21m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire.

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Allegiant Air, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Roanoke Airport to Asheville Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Sapphire. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 18m

What companies run services between New River Valley Fairgrounds, VA, USA and Sapphire, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Sapphire. However, you can take the taxi to Mount Airy Park & Ride, take the bus to Winston Salem, take the bus to Charlotte, take the walk to 4th St Ext & Victoria Ave, take the line 8 bus to Ashley Rd & Freedom Dr, take the walk to Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd, take the bus to Greenville, then take the drive to Sapphire. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Mount Airy Park & Ride, take the bus to Winston Salem, take the bus to Charlotte, take the walk to 4th St Ext & Victoria Ave, take the line 8 bus to Ashley Rd & Freedom Dr, take the walk to Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd, take the bus to Anderson, SC, then take the drive to Sapphire.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Roanoke to Asheville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Roanoke to Asheville via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to Asheville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Roanoke to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Roanoke to Asheville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Beckley to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Roanoke to Asheville via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Bus operators
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Mount Airy Park & Ride to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
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 Winston Salem to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Roanoke to Johnson City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Eagle Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd to Greenville
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Book at
gotobus.com
Bus from Charlotte - Freedom Dr & Ashley Rd to Anderson, SC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Book at
gotobus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540 982 2222
Email
info@valleymetro.com
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Squires Student Center to 3 rd St Station Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Valley Metro Roanoke
Bus from Exit 118 - Park and Ride to Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Valley Metro Roanoke
Black Bear Resort
Phone
+1-423-725-5988
Website
blackbearresorttn.com
Shuttle from Black Bear Resort to Hot Springs, NC
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$136
Schedules at
blackbearresorttn.com
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Asheville
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $110
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Child 12 and under accompanied by parent
$0
Adult
$90 - $105
Other operators
Taxi from New River Valley Fairgrounds to Mount Airy Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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