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Trains from Kannapolis to Alexandria

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Kannapolis - Alexandria Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Kannapolis to Alexandria. Traveling by train from Kannapolis to Alexandria usually takes around 8 hours and 50 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance302 mi (486 km)
Fastest train8h 50m
Lowest price£51.14
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carolinian
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Kannapolis to Alexandria

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Which train should you take from Kannapolis to Alexandria?

Amtrak Carolinian is the one and only train line which connects Kannapolis to Alexandria. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian18h 50m£74.01
  • Amtrak Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Kannapolis and Alexandria, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kannapolis 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.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Kannapolis to Alexandria?

The distance between Kannapolis and Alexandria is approximately 302 miles, or 486 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 50 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 departing from Kannapolis to Alexandria tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kannapolis at 07:00 and arrives in Alexandria around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Kannapolis to Alexandria?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Alexandria with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Alexandria to Kannapolis.

City Information

Alexandria

Alexandria is a charming, historic city in Virginia, located just a few miles south of Washington, D.C., on the Potomac River. Alexandria's Old Town entrances visitors with its preserved brick sidewalks and 18th-century homes and buildings; you'll feel transported to the era of the city's founding in 1749. This quarter, especially along King Street, features boutiques, restaurants, and antique shops in quaint, intimate settings.

Thanks to its vicinity to the capital, Alexandria boasts a unique food scene with many high-class restaurants for you to enjoy. The most popular local establishments include The Warehouse, Chart House, and Chadwicks. You can even dine in Gadsby's Tavern, a favourite of some of the nation's founders in the 1780s, and learn more about early American life in the adjacent Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

Washington, D.C. and all its travel connections are only a water taxi away, but the city is also well-served by transportation options directly out of Alexandria. Intercity Amtrak routes regularly arrive at Alexandria Union Station, including the Northeast Regional, Silver Service, Crescent, Cardinal, and Carolinian. The two nearest airports to the city are the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and the Washington Dulles International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kannapolis?

Main departure station: 201 S Main St

There is one train station in Kannapolis.

All train stations in Kannapolis:

  • 201 S Main St

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

Main arrival station: 110 Callahan Dr

Alexandria has one train station.

Train stations in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

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