Cheap Flights To Roanoke (ROA)

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Cheap Flights to Roanoke from $84 One Way, $168 Round Trip

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Visiting Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, also referred to by locals as "Magic City" or "Star City of the South," is a lively city located in Virginia. The city is home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Taubman Museum of Art and Mini Graceland. Book cheap flights to Roanoke at and get to enjoy a variety of activities, including shopping, boating, camping and hiking.

Fly to Roanoke

Travelers jetting into the city will arrive at Roanoke Regional Airport, which is located approximately 3 miles northwest of the city, at 5202 Aviation Drive. The Hertz (540-366-3421), Budget (540-265-7328) and Enterprise (540-563-8055) car rental companies are available at the airport. Taxis are also available and charge about $7 for a one-way trip to downtown Roanoke.

Experience Roanoke

The Mill Mountain Star and Park features an 88-foot, freestanding star that was built in 1949, and it holds the record as the world's largest manmade star. Accompanied by the magnificent Mill Mountain and a beautiful landscape, this park is perfect for biking and hiking. Take a tour of the Virginia Museum of Transportation, and enjoy the appealing view of the antique automobiles and vintage steam locomotives. Other popular sites in Roanoke include the Harrison Museum of African-American Culture, the Art Museum of Western Virginia and the Mill Mountain Theater. Roanoke experiences a humid subtropical climate. June through August is the hottest period, as temperatures stay above 80°F. Pack some light clothing if you intend to visit during this period.

Enjoy Your Stay

With so many activities to engage in, ranging from biking to hiking and boating, a tour of Roanoke will definitely satisfy your outdoor desires. There are many historical and educational sites that are great for both kids and adults. Visit for cheap flights to Roanoke, as well as discount accommodation deals.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Roanoke?
For the latest flight information to Roanoke, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and whether you’ll be required to quarantine when you arrive.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
For helpful information on changing or canceling flights due to COVID-19, please refer to our Customer Service Portal. Also, it’s always a smart move to become familiar with your preferred carrier’s terms and conditions before you confirm your booking.
Which airlines fly to Roanoke?
Booking a flight to Roanoke is easy — simply choose from 20 airlines that jet into Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). When you’ve finalized your schedule and packed your bags, these reputable domestic carriers will happily welcome you on board:

  • American Airlines - 102 flights to Roanoke per month
  • United Airlines - 78 flights to Roanoke per month
  • Delta - 58 flights to Roanoke per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Roanoke?
Keep your eyes peeled for an amazing airfare to Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). It’s the city’s main airport and is located roughly 4 miles northwest of the downtown area. After walking out of the arrivals area, it won’t be long before you’re enjoying the wonders of Roanoke.
How much is a flight to Roanoke?
Return fares dropped as low as $168 this past week to Roanoke, and peaked at $255. Several lucky passengers journeying out of Chicago (ORD) managed to get their hands on one-way flights starting from just $84.
How to book the cheapest flight to Roanoke?
With some of the most affordable flight deals around, bagging a bargain is easy with Orbitz. The following tips and hints will help you find cheap flights to Roanoke — and leave you with more cash to play with:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at alternative airports to cut costs. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • If your travel plans aren’t carved in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to scan the flight deals for a variety of departure dates. You may find an amazing fare.
  • To fine tune your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on airlines, seating class, and nonstop and refundable flights. You can also select your preferred flight times under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • The early bird catches the best deals, so purchase your seats once you’ve settled on your travel dates. The cheapest fares sell like hotcakes and prices rise as the departure date nears.
  • Combine your flights, hotels and car rental into a value-for-money package deal. Save your hard-earned money for things that really excite you, like exploring every corner of Roanoke.
  • Don’t fly during peak seasons if possible. By avoiding summer, school vacations and other popular dates, you can make amazing savings on your airfare.

How long is a flight to Roanoke?
The U.S. Is big, so that depends on where you’re departing from. To make things easy, we’ve selected three of the most well-known routes to Roanoke and calculated their average flight times:

  • Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.) to Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) - 1 hour and 7 minutes
  • Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) to Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) - 1 hour and 29 minutes
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) - 1 hour and 57 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Roanoke?
If your schedule allows, book your seats to Roanoke in January. This is the best month to reserve low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of patience and planning, you’re sure to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Roanoke?
To land an unbeatable flight deal, book on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. These are usually the cheapest days of the week to book flights to Roanoke.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Roanoke?
If you’re chasing cheap flights to Roanoke, leave early in the week. Orbitz data from 2020 shows Monday is the most affordable day to jet off, followed by Tuesday. Saturday is the most expensive, so avoid flying on this day and do your budget a favor.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Roanoke?
If you’re flexible with your travel plans, consider departing in August. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month to take off if you’re looking for cheap flights to Roanoke. As you might imagine, fares rise in the busy month of June and flights get snapped up quickly.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Plans change, and we think your ticket should be able to do the same. That’s why Orbitz makes it easy to search for airlines with free cancellation and no change fees. Just enter your departure and arrival points and then select “Filter by flexible change policies.” How’s that for fuss-free?
What do I need for the flight to Roanoke?
Nothing’s more fun than flying off on vacation, but it’s smart to be prepared. This list of top tips will help get your trip off to a flying start:

  • Whether you print it out or use an electronic one, you’ll need your boarding pass to get on to the plane. You’ll also need some type of government-issued ID. If you’re traveling internationally, make sure your passport is valid.
  • Make time fly by even quicker on your short hop by packing the right gear. Think a water bottle, snacks and entertainment. If you’d like your trip to Roanoke to go peacefully, throw some headphones into your carry-on bag too.
  • It can get chilly on the plane. If you don’t want to shiver your way through the flight, layer up.

How many direct flights are there to Roanoke?
Roanoke has roughly 43 direct flights per month, so you have lots of options to pick from. Bid those annoying stopovers goodbye and travel nonstop with American Airlines, United Airlines or Delta Air Lines.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Roanoke?
If you think a first or business-class airfare is out of your reach, think again. Here are just a few tips to help you nab a premium flight to Roanoke for a whole lot less:

  • Be flexible. By being open to various travel dates, you’ll have better odds of spotting a sale on business or first-class airfares.
  • Look for a budget carrier that offers business-class seats. They usually come with more legroom and a glass of Champagne — but without the premium price.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions (if available) or upgrade your seat through your frequent flyer program.

How to get into Roanoke from the airport?
A Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) car rental is the most convenient way to get to the downtown area of Roanoke out of Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). Reserve a vehicle with on-site supplier Enterprise and hit the road shortly after hopping off the plane. The center of town is 4 miles southeast of ROA. Prefer to get settled before you take the helm? Then take public transportation or a taxi into Roanoke and pick up a car a few days later from the city center with one of our Roanoke car rentals instead.
What is the best time to go to Roanoke?
You’ll have tons of fun whatever time of the year you visit Roanoke, but are when this place is at its busiest. Want to pack your itinerary with loads of warm-weather adventures? Book your vacation around June 20. This is when summertime kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to range between 60undefined and 85undefined during this time.

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