There are 4 ways to get from Williamsburg to Roanoke by bus, car, plane or train

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

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. 3562 / ...
  2. 1511 / ...

$36 - $86

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. 239.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from Newport News  •  6 h 12 min

  1. PHF - ROA

$264 - $1,408

Train to Richmond, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. RIC - ROA

$291 - $1,387

What companies run services between Williamsburg, VA, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Williamsburg to Roanoke via Richmond, Va in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and Delta fly from Williamsburg to Roanoke every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newport News to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newport News to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Williamsburg to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Williamsburg and Roanoke is 286 km. The road distance is 383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Williamsburg to Roanoke is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Williamsburg to Roanoke is to drive which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $23 - $35.

No, there is no direct bus from Williamsburg to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Williamsburg and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Williamsburg to Roanoke, including transfers.