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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$82 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...

$37 - $89

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke 241.4 miles

$23 - $35

Subway, fly to Roanoke  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA

$171 - $615

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$147 - $723

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak

$330 - $691

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Roanoke is 193 miles. The road distance is 241.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke is to train which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke via Franconia Springfield Metro, Springfield, and Charlottesville, Va in around 7 h 29 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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 Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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