There are 4 ways to get from Richmond to Blacksburg by bus, train, car 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.

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Bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$25 - $60

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Bus, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$85 - $224

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Blacksburg 216.4 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Roanoke (ROA) RIC - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center

$222 - $1,206

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Blacksburg is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Blacksburg is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Blacksburg. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at VT Squires Student Center via Campbell Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Blacksburg is 165 miles. The road distance is 216.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Blacksburg without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $25 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Richmond to Blacksburg, including transfers.

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Richmond to Blacksburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Blacksburg.
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  • Distance: 164.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Blacksburg, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Blacksburg via Roanoke, Va and Campbell Court in around 5 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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 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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