There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by plane, bus, train 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, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center

$188 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington to Christiansburg

$46 - $88

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$97 - $220

Train, bus via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$175 - $450

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 401.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $360 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 342 miles. The road distance is 401.9 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at VT Squires Student Center via Washington and Exit 118 Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University via Washington, Dc, Washington, Christiansburg, Exit 118 Park and Ride, and VT Squires Student Center in around 10 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$140 - $220
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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