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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Roanoke Island by plane, taxi, train, car, bus or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington, taxi  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF
  2. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Moyock

$198 - $363

Cheapest option

Bus, line 020 bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
  2. Take the line 020 bus from Arctic & 19Th to Brambleton & Saint Pauls 020
  3. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$51 - $81

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly, taxi  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF) BWI - ORF
  3. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Moyock

$251 - $482

Fly from Washington Dulles, taxi  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  2. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Moyock

$202 - $398

Train, drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Station Northeast Regional
  2. Drive from Newport News Amtrak Station to Elizabeth City

$64 - $122

Bus, night bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
  3. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$59 - $84

Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$53 - $72

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Washington to Elizabeth City 239.4 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Roanoke Island is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Roanoke Island is to fly and taxi which costs $190 - $370 and takes 2h 59m.

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The distance between Washington and Roanoke Island is 223 miles. The road distance is 239.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Roanoke Island without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 6h 52m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Washington to Roanoke Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Roanoke Island is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Washington to Roanoke Island.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Roanoke Island. Prices start at $163 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Roanoke Island.
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  • Distance: 222.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Roanoke Island, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Elizabeth City via Norfolk, Va and Elizabeth City, Nc in around 7h 27m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $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.

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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
Night bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Megabus
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Arctic & 19Th to Brambleton & Saint Pauls
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Other operators
Taxi from Norfolk to Moyock
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Black & White Cabs of Virginia Beach
Phone
+1 757-855-3334
Website
vabeachblackandwhitecabs.com

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