Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke?

Lowest Price£27.99
Fastest4h 58m
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Washington DC to Roanoke
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
4.0
Value
4.3
Condition
5.0
Mahamaya
4.0
29 July 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Bus was on time during departure, inside the bus it was clean , AC was good , Journey was smooth
Cons
Drivers were asking for tip for any adhok services
Eva
5.0
16 June 2019Couples trip
Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing it was great
Tips
Keep your feet out of the hall way 😁
Ken
5.0
12 June 2019Vacation
Pros
On time Very comfortable
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Very good value

How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Roanoke is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington D.C. to Roanoke was £27.99. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £13.73 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Washington DC to Roanoke?

The distance between Washington DC and Roanoke is approximately 194.33 miles, or 312.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 58 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Washington DC to Roanoke?

On Saturday trains from Washington D.C. to Roanoke are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the greatest number of connections between Washington DC to Roanoke

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Roanoke 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Roanoke, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Roanoke with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke, which start at £22.70.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Washington D.C. to Roanoke

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke start from £27.99, and on average cost £34.68. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Roanoke. Amtrak in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Roanoke trains arrive at 55 Norfolk Ave SW,

From Washington DC to Roanoke train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Roanoke faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 58 minutes.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 5m
Avg. Price
£34.68

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke start from £27.99, and on average cost £33.83. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Roanoke. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Roanoke trains arrive at 55 Norfolk Ave SW,

From Washington DC to Roanoke train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 5 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Roanoke faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Roanoke on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Northeast Regional scheduled trip per day, which will cost £32.57 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 3m
Avg. Price
£33.83

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Roanoke. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Washington D.C. are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Roanoke from Washington D.C.. These are the busiest arriving stations in Roanoke:
  • 55 Norfolk Ave SW