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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$59 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 42 min

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

$47 - $106

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak 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

$124 - $320

Bus  •  10 h 16 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

$48 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Research Triangle to Blacksburg 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Roanoke (ROA) RDU - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center

$177 - $912

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 10 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak 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
Train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Lynchburg to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Research Triangle and Blacksburg is 210 km. The road distance is 345 km.

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

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

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 10 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Research Triangle to Blacksburg, including transfers.