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There are 5 ways to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg by train, bus or car

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, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$143 - $344

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to Greensboro Depot 4
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lynchburg to Exit 118 Park and Ride

$38 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech

$47 - $106

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
  3. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$49 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Research Triangle to Blacksburg 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Research Triangle to Blacksburg. However, there are services departing from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 and arriving at VT Squires Student Center via GoRaleigh Station, Raleigh, Nc, Richmond, Va and Campbell Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between Research Triangle and Blacksburg is 131 miles. The road distance is 215.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs $140 - $350.

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It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg, including transfers.

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Research Triangle to Blacksburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Research Triangle to Blacksburg bus services, operated by Valley Metro Roanoke, arrive at VT Squires Student Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Research Triangle to Blacksburg is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Research Triangle to Blacksburg.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Blacksburg. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg.
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  • Distance: 131.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 21 min

What companies run services between Research Triangle, NC, USA and Blacksburg, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Research Triangle to Blacksburg via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Richmond, Va, Roanoke, Va, and Campbell Court in around 12 h 10 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Lynchburg to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Lynchburg to Exit 118 Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.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 Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Lynchburg, VA - Amtrak to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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