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There are 5 ways to get from Roanoke to Gaithersburg by train, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional

$68 - $135

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Roanoke to Gaithersburg 248.7 miles

$24 - $35

Fly from Roanoke, subway  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ROA - IAD
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station

$174 - $620

Drive to Lewisburg, fly, subway  •  4h 33m

  1. Drive from Roanoke to Lewisburg
  2. Fly from Lewisburg (LWB) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LWB - IAD
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station

$96 - $418

Train to Charlottesville, fly  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CHO - IAD

$310 - $599

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Roanoke to Gaithersburg is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Roanoke to Gaithersburg is to fly and subway which costs $170 - $650 and takes 4h 10m.

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The distance between Roanoke and Gaithersburg is 198 miles. The road distance is 248.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Gaithersburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Roanoke to Gaithersburg, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Roanoke to Gaithersburg is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Roanoke to Gaithersburg.

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

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There are 108+ hotels available in Gaithersburg. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Roanoke Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $4.

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  • Distance: 198.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Roanoke, VA, USA and Gaithersburg, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Roanoke to Gaithersburg once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Lewisburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $140
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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