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There are 7 ways to get from Newark to Roanoke by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Roanoke  •  5h 24m

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

$159 - $645

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  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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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  5h 27m

  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 New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, train  •  7h 19m

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

$258 - $861

Fly Newark to Richmond, bus  •  7h 57m

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

$154 - $442

Train  •  9h 3m

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

$100 - $230

Drive  •  7h 40m

  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 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Roanoke is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5h 24m.

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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 11h 40m.

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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 9h 3m.

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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 9h 3m and costs $100 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m 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 Northeast Regional, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Roanoke is to fly which takes 5h 24m and costs $150 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $230 and takes 9h 3m, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 11h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 393.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Newark to Roanoke every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $230 and the journey takes 9h 3m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
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
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Newark, Nj to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 59m.

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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 7h 40m to drive from Newark to Roanoke.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia 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 55+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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