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Stamford-Alexandria Train Timetable
There are 9 daily trains from Stamford to Alexandria. Traveling by train from Stamford to Alexandria usually takes around 6 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 5 hours and 5 minutes.
|Distance||242 mi (390 km)|
|Fastest train||5h 5m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Stamford to Alexandria?
In the last month, £71.90 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to Alexandria, VA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £54.49 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Stamford to Alexandria will vary between £42 and £112. Planning a train trip to Alexandria within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Stamford over the next 7 days is £62. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Stamford to Alexandria by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £48 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stamford to Alexandria in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £78 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Alexandria from Stamford will be about £54.49 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Stamford to Alexandria?
2 train services operate from Stamford, Connecticut to Alexandria, Virginia. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Stamford to Alexandria every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £29.
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 4 daily train trips from Stamford to Alexandria, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Stamford to Alexandria during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
How long is the train journey from Stamford to Alexandria?
The distance between Stamford and Alexandria is approximately 242 miles, or 390 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 5 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 Stamford to Alexandria are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Friday 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 Stamford at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Stamford to Alexandria?
There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Alexandria. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Alexandria to Stamford.
Where is the train station in Stamford?
There is one train station in Stamford.
Where is the train station in Alexandria?
Alexandria has one train station.
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