Cheap train tickets from Roanoke, VA to Washington DC


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How much are train tickets from Roanoke, VA to Washington DC?

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Ratings (Out of 5)
19 October 2019Couples trip
A nice get away trip with wonderful friends and spouse.
More selection of different sandwiches
7 August 2019Vacation
It was a comfortable 5 hour ride. I was able to sleep comfortably...
Train leaves on time. Make sure your there well in advance to get settled in.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Roanoke to Washington D.C. 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 Roanoke to Washington D.C. was £28.70. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £9.31 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 Roanoke, VA to Washington DC?

The distance between Roanoke and Washington DC is approximately 194.33 miles, or 312.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 55 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 Roanoke to Washington DC?

On Wednesday trains from Roanoke to Washington D.C. 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Roanoke to Washington DC?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Roanoke to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Roanoke to Washington D.C., usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Washington D.C. 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 Roanoke, VA to Washington DC, which start at £17.06.

One train company connects Roanoke to Washington D.C.

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Roanoke to Washington DC start from £28.70, and on average cost £32.05. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Roanoke leaves from 55 Norfolk Ave SW, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Roanoke to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 55 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Northeast Regional scheduled trip per day, which will cost £32.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Roanoke.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Roanoke on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • 55 Norfolk Ave SW
There is one train station where trains from Roanoke arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station