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Lowest Price$24.00
Fastest Train6h 4m
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Baltimore-Roanoke Train Schedule

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Overall score for Baltimore to Roanoke
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Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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June 17, 2019
The trash should have been emptied in all containers at our layover in DC
Communication to The Travelers about arrival times when you're running on delays

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Roanoke right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to Roanoke?

In the last month, $25.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Roanoke, VA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $24.50 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Roanoke?

The distance between Baltimore and Roanoke is approximately 228 miles, or 367 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 4 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 Baltimore to Roanoke are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

The earliest train departs Baltimore at 3:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Baltimore to Roanoke?

Trains leave the station in Baltimore twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Roanoke with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Roanoke to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Roanoke for $60.00.

What train services are there from Baltimore to Roanoke?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Baltimore to Roanoke. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional26h 9m$36.80

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Roanoke:

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

Where is the train station in Roanoke?

Roanoke has one train station:

  • 55 Norfolk Ave SW

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