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

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va 3019 / ...

$39 - $91

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Train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Roanoke Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$164 - $400

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Roanoke to Norfolk 280.1 miles

$27 - $40

Fly to Norfolk  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Norfolk (ORF) ROA - ORF

$264 - $1,232

Fly to Newport News  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Roanoke (ROA) to Newport News (PHF) ROA - PHF

$246 - $1,208

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The cheapest way to get from Roanoke to Norfolk is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Roanoke to Norfolk is to fly which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Roanoke to Norfolk. However, there are services departing from Roanoke, Va and arriving at Norfolk, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Roanoke to Norfolk. However, there are services departing from Roanoke Amtrak and arriving at Norfolk Amtrak via Alexandria Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Roanoke and Norfolk is 205 miles. The road distance is 280.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Norfolk without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Roanoke to Norfolk, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Roanoke to Norfolk is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $400 and takes 10 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs $260 - $1,300 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Roanoke to Norfolk.
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  • Distance: 204.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Roanoke, VA, USA and Norfolk, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Roanoke to Norfolk via Richmond, Va in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Roanoke to Norfolk via Alexandria Amtrak in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Roanoke to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Roanoke to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Roanoke to Newport News via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Roanoke to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Roanoke Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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 Roanoke, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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There is no direct flight from Roanoke Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Roanoke to Norfolk bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Norfolk, Va station.

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Roanoke to Norfolk train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Norfolk Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roanoke to Norfolk is 280 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Roanoke to Norfolk.

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

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Book your Roanoke to Norfolk bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Norfolk. 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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