There are 4 ways to get from Research Triangle to Roanoke by bus, train 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

Bus, train  •  6 h 26 min

$58 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. 1014
  2. 1511 / ...

$47 - $114

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 5 min

$123 - $316

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. 155.4 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The distance between Research Triangle and Roanoke is 187 km. The road distance is 249 km.

The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle to Roanoke is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 3 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Research Triangle to Roanoke is to drive which takes 3 h 16 min and costs $15 - $22.

No, there is no direct bus from Research Triangle to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 and arriving at Roanoke, Va via GoRaleigh Station, Raleigh, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Research Triangle to Roanoke, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Research Triangle to Roanoke via Regional Transit Center, GoDurham Station, Durham Amtrak, Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak, and Lynchburg Amtrak in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Research Triangle to Roanoke via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Richmond, Va in around 8 h 30 min.

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

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