There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Roanoke by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Roanoke  •  5 h 39 min

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

$191 - $956

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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

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Fly New York La Guardia to Roanoke  •  4 h 35 min

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

$186 - $555

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  4 h 53 min

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

$262 - $544

Fly Newark to Richmond, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va

$154 - $442

Train via Washington Union Station  •  8 h 43 min

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

$203 - $524

Train  •  9 h 3 min

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

$100 - $230

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Roanoke 450.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Newark 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 Newark to Roanoke is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark 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 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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The distance between Newark and Roanoke is 394 miles. The road distance is 450.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 8 h 43 min and costs $200 - $550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Newark to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Newark to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Roanoke is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $190 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $200 - $550 and takes 8 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 393.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Roanoke every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newark to Roanoke via Washington Union Station in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 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 Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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 Newark Penn Station 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 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
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

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Roanoke is 451 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Newark to Roanoke.

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

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Book your Newark to Roanoke bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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