Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke?

Lowest Price$37.00
Fastest4h 58m
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Overall score for Washington DC to Roanoke
4.7
Based on 3 reviews
Amtrak Northeast Regional
4.7
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers 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
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Mahamaya
4.0
July 29, 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
June 16, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing it was great
Tips
Keep your feet out of the hall way 😁
Ken
5.0
June 12, 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 $38.53. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $15.72 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 trip from Washington DC to Roanoke? What is the distance between Washington DC to Roanoke?

The distance between Washington DC to Roanoke is 194.33 miles or 312.67 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Roanoke typically takes 5 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Roanoke faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 58 minutes to get from Washington D.C. to Roanoke.

Going from Washington D.C. to Roanoke by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Washington DC to Roanoke

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Washington D.C. to Roanoke route. 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 Bus tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke, which start at $32.00.

One train company connects Washington D.C. to Roanoke

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Washington DC to Roanoke start from $37.00, and on average cost $43.93. 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 4 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 $43.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 4m
Avg. Price
$43.93

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