There are 9 ways to get from Newark 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 New York La Guardia to Roanoke  •  4 h 38 min

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

$186 - $555

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the Megabus from New York to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$49 - $71

7 alternative options

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  5 h 1 min

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

$263 - $545

Fly Newark to Richmond, bus  •  7 h 15 min

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

$154 - $442

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$285 - $771

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  8 h 49 min

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

$203 - $524

Train  •  9 h 3 min

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

$100 - $230

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

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Roanoke 450.7 miles

$40 - $65

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, you can take a train from Newark to Roanoke via Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newark and Roanoke is 630 km. The road distance is 721 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Roanoke is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Newark to Roanoke is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $180 - $600.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Newark to Roanoke, including transfers.