Amtrak in Roanoke

Amtrak passenger train service offers a daily train that departs and arrives in Downtown Roanoke.

The new stop is part of Amtrak’s Northeast Regional Route, making it easy to reach destinations like Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston.

Check out the Amtrak Brochure for full details.

Amtrak Schedule and Ticketing

The current downtown Roanoke arrival/departure schedule* is below. Note - boarding for the train is 30 minutes prior to departure.

  • Monday - Friday: Departure - 6:19 a.m. | Arrival: 9:55 p.m.
  • Saturday: Departure: 8:40 a.m. | Arrival: 9:33 p.m.
  • Sunday: Departure: 8:40 a.m. | Arrival: 9:48 p.m.

*Schedules are subject to change. Always remember to check for the most up-to-date information.

Tickets can be purchase through Amtrak's website or by calling 1-800-872-7245.

Platform Location and Parking

The Roanoke station is located in Downtown Roanoke at 55 Norfolk Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24011. This station features an ADA accessible platform with shelter, but there is no enclosed waiting area, no restrooms, and no ticket office.


There is nearby parking available for Amtrak customers at the Roanoke Station Garage - 33 Salem Avenue at a cost of $5 per day. Details and information can be found at, (540) 342-3165, or Visitors may park on any level of this covered garage. There is an elevator. Please do not park in a space marked as "Reserved". Payment is accepted (cash or credit cards) at their kiosk on the ground level near the elevator. There is no attendant on-site. This garage does not have designated handicapped parking.