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How to get to Alexandria by train

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What train companies travel to Alexandria, Virginia?

Located in Virginia, Alexandria is accessible by train from 125 other cities. You can choose from 442 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Alexandria on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Alexandria are also available..

Train companies serving Alexandria

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional474h 16m$98.14
Amtrak Silver Service3610h 28m$139.35
Amtrak Crescent325h 38m$132.75
Amtrak Cardinal295h 26m$102.29
Amtrak Carolinian233h 56m$72.83
Amtrak221d 2h 15m$218.91
Amtrak Palmetto224h 2m$98.45

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Alexandria?

$6.49 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Alexandria, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Alexandria. In the last month, trains from Burke to Alexandria had the lowest average price at $6.49. The train from Burke to Alexandria also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the train station in Alexandria, VA?

The main train station in Alexandria is 110 Callahan Dr. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Alexandria.

Which train service has the best service to Alexandria?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Alexandria by train with Amtrak Cardinal giving them a 4.7 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Cardinal had the most comfortable train service to Alexandria taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Cardinal offers. They rate Amtrak Cardinal a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Alexandria punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Alexandria, rating them a 4.8 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Alexandria, VA?

The closest airport to Alexandria is Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), it is located 3.3 miles from the city center of Alexandria.

Is Alexandria a popular train travel destination?

Among train travelers Alexandria is the second most popular destination in the region. It also ranks number 171 in United States. Alexandria has the most train connections in the region. There are 273 train schedules arriving in Alexandria each day.

What is the population of Alexandria?

The population of Alexandria is 153511. Alexandria ranks number 6 in terms of population in Virginia and number 183 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Alexandria cost?

Train tickets to Alexandria range from $6 for a short trip to Alexandria, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Alexandria starts at , and a longer trip by train to Alexandria can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $7 .

What type of traveler does Alexandria attract?

People who take the train to Alexandria are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Alexandria easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Alexandria?

The closest train station to the city center of Alexandria is 110 Callahan Dr, located just 0.9 miles away. Select 110 Callahan Dr as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Alexandria. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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