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There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke by plane, car, train, bus or shuttle

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Fly to Roanoke  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA

$170 - $590

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Shuttle, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va 1511 / ...

$20 - $47

5 alternative options

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Roanoke

$139 - $667

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$325 - $673

Train  •  6 h 42 min

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

$90 - $212

Megabus, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$27 - $54

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke 228.9 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Washington Dulles Airport and arriving at Campbell Court via Exit 118 Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Roanoke is 180 miles. The road distance is 228.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke without a car is to train which takes 6 h 42 min and costs $85 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington Dulles Airport station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 6 h 42 min, you could also Megabus and bus, which costs $26 - $55 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke bus services, operated by Valley Metro Roanoke, arrive at Campbell Court station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Campbell Court
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org
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 Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke is 229 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles 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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