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There are 6 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) by plane, car, bus, shuttle or train

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Fly to Roanoke  •  1h 11m

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

$160 - $600

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Shuttle, bus  •  7h 52m

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

$21 - $51

4 alternative options

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  2h 44m

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

$139 - $667

Megabus, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Christiansburg
  2. Take the bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport The Smart Way Commuter Bus

$27 - $54

Train  •  7h 54m

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

$92 - $216

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) 226.2 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA). However, there are services departing from Washington Dulles Airport and arriving at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport via Exit 118 Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Roanoke Airport (ROA) is 179 miles. The road distance is 226.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) without a car is to Megabus and bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $26 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) 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 Airport (ROA) is to fly which takes 1h 11m and costs $160 - $600. Alternatively, you can Megabus and bus, which costs $26 - $55 and takes 6h 20m, you could also train, which costs $90 - $220 and takes 7h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) bus services, operated by Valley Metro Roanoke, arrive at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA).
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  • Distance: 178.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA) via Christiansburg and Exit 118 Park and Ride in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Exit 118 Park and Ride to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport
Ave. Duration
40m
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
2h 15m
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
2h 30m
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 Airport (ROA) is 226 miles. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Roanoke Airport (ROA).

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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 Airport (ROA). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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