Cheap train tickets from Richmond to Roanoke, VA

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How much are train tickets from Richmond to Roanoke, VA?

Lowest Price£43.29
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Roanoke, VA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond 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 Richmond to Roanoke was £43.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £18.94 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 Richmond to Roanoke, VA?

The distance between Richmond and Roanoke is approximately 138.84 miles, or 223.38 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 17 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 Richmond to Roanoke?

On Sunday trains from Richmond 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.

What train companies travel from Richmond 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 Richmond to Roanoke, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Richmond to Roanoke, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Richmond to Roanoke, VA, which start at £19.32.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Richmond to Roanoke

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Roanoke start from £51.79, and on average cost £66.59. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Roanoke. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Roanoke trains arrive at 55 Norfolk Ave SW,

From Richmond to Roanoke train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Roanoke faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Roanoke on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £66.59 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

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Avg. Time
12h 52m
Avg. Price
£66.59

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Roanoke start from £43.29, and on average cost £49.40. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Roanoke. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Roanoke trains arrive at 55 Norfolk Ave SW,

From Richmond to Roanoke train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 10 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Roanoke faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 17 minutes.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 47m
Avg. Price
£49.40

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Richmond on their way to Roanoke:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
There is one train station where trains from Richmond arrive in Roanoke:
  • 55 Norfolk Ave SW