There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Megabus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech

$29 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center The Smart Way Commuter Bus / ...

$85 - $204

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
  3. Take the bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center

$39 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 271.3 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Roanoke, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center

$170 - $614

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

$147 - $722

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington DC and arriving at Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 218 miles. The road distance is 271.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University without a car is to Megabus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs .

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The Megabus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech takes 6 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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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 to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 271 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Roanoke Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 218.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
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 Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45

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