There are 5 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$132 - $332

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Bus, Megabus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
  3. Take the bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court

$58 - $93

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va

$75 - $182

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Roanoke 337.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Roanoke (ROA) PIT - ROA

$214 - $1,107

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Roanoke is 220 miles. The road distance is 337.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 13 h 50 min and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Roanoke bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke is to train which takes 13 h 50 min and costs $130 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 13 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 220.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 50 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Washington Union Station in around 13 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Richmond, Va in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
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
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Roanoke is 338 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Roanoke.

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

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Book your Pittsburgh to Roanoke bus tickets online with Greyhound, 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 Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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