There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Blacksburg, VA  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA Washington, DC - Tysons, VA - Harrisonburg, VA - Blacksburg, VA

$21 - $40

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Bus  •  6h 12m

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

$23 - $60

Train, bus  •  7h 32m

  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 / ...

$64 - $129

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 271.7 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Roanoke, bus  •  4h 53m

  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

$168 - $662

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  4h 44m

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

$186 - $720

Fly to Staunton, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Take the bus from Staunton to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech

$242 - $812

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Blacksburg, VA. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Washington and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 218 miles. The road distance is 271.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University without a car is to bus via Blacksburg, VA which takes 5h 22m and costs $21 - $40.

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The bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA takes 5h 10m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by OurBus, 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 1h 3m.

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Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Blacksburg, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Washington to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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  • Distance: 218.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA once a week. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Blacksburg, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Staunton to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
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megabus.com
Bus from Staunton to Blacksburg, VA - Virginia Tech
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to VT Squires Student Center
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Roanoke Amtrak to Blacksburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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

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There are 29+ hotels available in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs $8.

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