There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 34 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

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Bus, Megabus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech

$44 - $75

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Train, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station 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  •  9 h 37 min

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

$175 - $450

Bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
  4. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$56 - $138

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

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

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

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 Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech via Washington DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 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.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Philadelphia, PA station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 402 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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  • Distance: 342.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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 and Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech in around 10 h 2 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 48 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 25 min
When
Every day
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 to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$140 - $220
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
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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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
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.

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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
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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

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