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There are 5 ways to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Buffalo (BUF) ROA - BUF

$236 - $1,123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$87 - $183

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Train  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$174 - $426

Train, bus  •  19 h 2 min

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

$131 - $287

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Roanoke to Niagara Falls 527.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Roanoke to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Roanoke, Va and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Richmond, Va, Washington and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Roanoke to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Roanoke Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 52 min.

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The distance between Roanoke and Niagara Falls is 407 miles. The road distance is 527.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls without a car is to train which takes 18 h 52 min and costs $170 - $430.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Roanoke to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Roanoke, Va station.

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Roanoke to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Roanoke Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $170 - $430 and takes 18 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $190 and takes 21 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Roanoke to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 407.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Roanoke, VA, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Roanoke to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Roanoke to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station in around 18 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Roanoke to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
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.

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 Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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

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Roanoke to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Buffalo station.

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Roanoke to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roanoke to Niagara Falls is 527 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to drive from Roanoke to Niagara Falls.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Roanoke Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 469+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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