How far is Roanoke, VA from Richmond, VA?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Roanoke and Richmond is 137.56 miles (221.38 km).

Flight distance from Roanoke, VA to Richmond, VA is 137.56 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 22 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 20 minutes to travel from Roanoke to Richmond with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Roanoke, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia is: 186.91 miles (300.81 km) by car.

Driving from Roanoke to Richmond will take approximately 02 hours 51 minutes.

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#1 Roanoke

The most populous city in Roanoke County, Virginia. It is located on the Roanoke River in southwestern Virginia. Roanoke is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Roanoke Museum of Art and the Taubman Museum of Art.

Population 99058
GPS Coordinates 37°16'15"N 79°56'29"W
Latitude 37.2709700
Longitude -79.9414300
Altitude 285
Country United States
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#2 Richmond

The capital of Virginia. It is located on the James River in central Virginia. Richmond is known for its many historical sites, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Edgar Allan Poe Museum.

Population 232226
GPS Coordinates 37°33'14"N 77°27'37"W
Latitude 37.5537600
Longitude -77.4602600
Altitude 64
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Roanoke and Richmond

The distance between Roanoke and Richmond is 301 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 20 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Roanoke and Richmond. The current time is 03:13:25.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 13 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 40 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 44 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 06 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 40 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 29 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 19 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 24.97 liters (6.6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Roanoke and Richmond.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Roanoke to Richmond is $21.9 (diesel $28.31).

Virginia gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.32 $3.76 $4.12 $4.29
Total $21.9 $24.82 $27.15 $28.31

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Virginia ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.320 (Diesel $4.292) /gallon. Last changed prices on April 13, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Roanoke and Richmond (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Alexandria, VA to Roanoke 244.09 miles (393 km)

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Driving distance from Arlington, VA to Roanoke 235.45 miles (379 km)

Driving distance from Ashburn, VA to Roanoke 222.26 miles (358 km)

Driving distance from Burke, VA to Roanoke 229.03 miles (369 km)

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Driving distance from Charlottesville, VA to Roanoke 121.08 miles (195 km)

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Driving distance from Chesapeake, VA to Roanoke 243.17 miles (391 km)

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Driving distance from Danville, VA to Roanoke 86.79 miles (140 km)

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Driving distance from Hampton, VA to Roanoke 265.34 miles (427 km)

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Driving distance from Harrisonburg, VA to Roanoke 110.77 miles (178 km)

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