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

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Subway, fly to Roanoke

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Roanoke

Fly to Lewisburg, drive

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

Bus via Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA
  2. Take the bus from VT Squires Student Center to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA)
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Roanoke Airport (ROA)
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The cost-effective way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is to drive, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is to subway and fly which costs $100 - $250 and takes 3h 24m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Roanoke Airport (ROA) is 192 miles. The road distance is 238.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) without a car is to train which takes 7h 6m and costs $22 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is to train which takes 7h 6m and costs $22 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus via Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), which costs $40 - $70 and takes 8h 35m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA).

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

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There are 58+ hotels available in Roanoke Airport (ROA). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA).
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  • Distance: 192.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Alexandria to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) via ROSSLYN station, N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, Washington Dulles Airport, Christiansburg, and Exit 118 Park and Ride in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Train operators
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
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Christiansburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$40 - $50
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Christiansburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from VT Squires Student Center to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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