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Roanoke-Newark Train Schedule
There is one daily train from Roanoke to Newark. Traveling by train from Roanoke to Newark usually takes around 8 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 8 hours and 41 minutes.
|Distance||391 mi (630 km)|
|Fastest train||8h 41m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Northeast Regional|
What is the price of a train ticket from Roanoke to Newark?
In the last month, C$100.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Roanoke, VA to Newark, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$118.17 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Roanoke to Newark will vary between C$88 and C$195. Planning a train trip to Newark within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Roanoke over the next 7 days is C$97. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Roanoke to Newark by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$76 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Roanoke to Newark in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$147 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Newark from Roanoke will be about C$118.17 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Roanoke to Newark?
Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Roanoke, Virginia to Newark, New Jersey. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Northeast Regional||1||8h 44m||$149.86|
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from Roanoke to Newark, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Roanoke to Newark during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Roanoke to Newark?
The distance between Roanoke and Newark is approximately 391 miles, or 630 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 41 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Roanoke to Newark are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Roanoke at 6:00am and arrives in Newark around 8 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Roanoke to Newark?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Newark with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.
Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.
Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.
Where is the train station in Roanoke?
There is one train station in Roanoke.
Where is the train station in Newark?
Newark receives travelers from Roanoke at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Newark:
Newark Intl Airport
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