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

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Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Roanoke  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Roanoke (ROA) PHL - ROA

$211 - $395

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Bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va

$68 - $147

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Roanoke  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA

$168 - $532

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$310 - $711

Train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$163 - $403

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional

$156 - $404

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Roanoke 427.2 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Roanoke is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Roanoke is to line 606 bus and train and fly which costs $210 - $400 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Roanoke, Va via New Brunswick, NJ, Washington, Dc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Princeton Junction Amtrak and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Roanoke is 357 miles. The road distance is 427.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs $160 - $410.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Princeton to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Princeton to Roanoke bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New Brunswick, NJ station.

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Princeton to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Princeton Junction Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Roanoke is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs $160 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $150 and takes 12 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 357.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Princeton to Roanoke via Princeton Jct., Princeton Junction Amtrak, and Washington Union Station in around 9 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Roanoke via New Brunswick Downtown, New Brunswick, NJ, Washington, DC, Washington, Dc, and Richmond, Va in around 12 h 3 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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $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
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.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.

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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Roanoke is 427 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Princeton to Roanoke.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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