There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Roanoke by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Roanoke  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Roanoke (ROA) SEA - ROA

$304 - $1,108

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Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lewisburg (LWB) SEA - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$220 - $816

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Fly to Lynchburg, bus  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lynchburg (LYH) SEA - LYH
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$249 - $885

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$452 - $1,316

Bus  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Roanoke, Va

$320 - $848

Drive  •  44 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Roanoke 2788.4 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Portland, Or, Denver, Co and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Roanoke Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Roanoke is 2258 miles. The road distance is 2788.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Seattle to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Seattle to Roanoke bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle to Roanoke train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Roanoke is to fly which takes 9 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 22 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Roanoke Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 2257.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Seattle to Roanoke hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Roanoke via Chicago Union Station and Charlottesville Amtrak in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Lewisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lewisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Lewisburg via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lynchburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Lynchburg via Portland, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Denver, Co to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$200 - $270
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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Roanoke is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 6:17 PM in Seattle and 9:17 PM in Roanoke.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Roanoke is 2788 miles. It takes approximately 44 h 7 min to drive from Seattle to Roanoke.

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

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There are 56+ hotels available in Roanoke. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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