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

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Roanoke  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA

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Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Roanoke Northeast Regional

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Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, train  •  6h 50m

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

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA

Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Christiansburg, VA - 2370 Roanoke St Ny
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 - Park and Ride to 3 rd St Station Lane 2 Smart Way Commuter

Bus via Washington  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from DC Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Lynchburg to Roanoke

Drive  •  7h 51m

  1. Drive from New York to Roanoke 459.6 miles

New York to Roanoke by train

7 Weekly Trains
9h 20m Average Duration
$29 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Roanoke is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Roanoke is to subway and fly which costs $150 - $370 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Roanoke station. However, there are services departing from New York City and arriving at 3 rd St Station Lane 2 via Exit 118 - Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station station 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 New York and Roanoke is 401 miles. The road distance is 459.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs $29 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from New York to Roanoke, including transfers.

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New York to Roanoke bus services, operated by NYTN Bus, depart from New York City station.

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New York to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Roanoke is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs $29 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $100 and takes 10h 2m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 400.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $190 and the journey takes 9h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Roanoke via Christiansburg, VA - 2370 Roanoke St and Exit 118 - Park and Ride in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$29 - $95
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $190
Business Class Seat
$100 - $250
Amtrak Acela

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
NYTN Bus
Phone
+1 615-939-8887
Email
tennesseetravel@gotobus.com
Website
nytnbus.com
Bus from New York City to Christiansburg, VA - 2370 Roanoke St
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
nytnbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540 982 2222
Email
info@valleymetro.com
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 - Park and Ride to 3 rd St Station Lane 2
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Valley Metro Roanoke
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from DC Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.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.

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 Lynchburg to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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New York to Roanoke bus services, operated by Valley Metro Roanoke, arrive at 3 rd St Station Lane 2.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Roanoke is 460 miles. It takes approximately 7h 51m to drive from New York to Roanoke.

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

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