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Richmond-Alexandria Train Timetable
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|Fastest Train||1h 48m|
|Trains Per Day||10|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Alexandria right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Richmond to Alexandria?
What is the price of a train ticket from Richmond to Alexandria?
In the last month, £16.56 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Alexandria, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 22 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £11.15 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Richmond to Alexandria?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Richmond to Alexandria are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Tuesday 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 Richmond at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Richmond to Alexandria?
There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. 8 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 Richmond.
Which train should you take from Richmond to Alexandria?
There are 5 train lines with service from Richmond, Virginia to Alexandria, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.
Where is the train station in Richmond?
There are two stations in Richmond where you can board the train to Alexandria:
- 7519 Staples Mill Rd
- 1500 E Main St
Where is the train station in Alexandria?
Alexandria has one train station:
- 110 Callahan Dr
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