There are 8 ways to get from New York to Roanoke by plane, train, 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

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 19 min

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

$156 - $514

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
  3. Take the bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court

$47 - $87

6 alternative options

Fly from Newark  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Roanoke (ROA) EWR - ROA

$208 - $973

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA

$266 - $554

Train via Washington Union Station  •  8 h 58 min

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

$207 - $533

Train  •  9 h 20 min

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

$100 - $230

Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Charlottesville, VA 1002
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...

$89 - $116

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from New York to Roanoke 460 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Roanoke is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Roanoke is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Roanoke, Va via West Main Street at 8th Street NW and Charlottesville, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between New York and Roanoke is 401 miles. The road distance is 460 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 8 h 58 min and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from New York to Roanoke, including transfers.

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New York to Roanoke bus services, operated by NYC Shuttle, depart from New York, NY station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 400.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New York to Roanoke every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Roanoke via Washington Union Station in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $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 43 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Hartford, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 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 New York Penn Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
NYC Shuttle
Website
nycshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
nycshuttle.com
Book at
nycshuttle.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 Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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