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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Quantico to Alexandria. Traveling by train from Quantico to Alexandria usually takes around one hour and 34 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance23 mi (38 km)
Fastest train0h 30m
Lowest price€11.87
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Quantico to Alexandria?

In the last month, €14.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Quantico, 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €10.64 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€25€17€8JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Quantico to Alexandria will vary between €14 and €19. Planning a train trip to Alexandria within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Quantico over the next 7 days is €14. 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

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Traveling from Quantico to Alexandria by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €14 whenever you decide to board the train to Alexandria.

Prices as travel date approaches

€42€34€25€17€83020100

Since the average price of train trips from Quantico to Alexandria remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Quantico to Alexandria?

There are 3 train lines with service from Quantico, Virginia to Alexandria, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 32m€30.74
Amtrak Carolinian10h 32m€13.70
Amtrak Northeast Regional40h 35m€13.17
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 1 Amtrak trains from Quantico to Alexandria every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €21.

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  • 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 Quantico 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 0 hours and 32 minutes.

  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    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 Quantico 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 Quantico 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 Quantico to Alexandria?

The distance between Quantico and Alexandria is approximately 23 miles, or 38 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Alexandria.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Quantico 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 Monday 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 Quantico at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Quantico to Alexandria?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 5 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 Quantico.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Quantico?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Quantico.

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

Arrival stations

Alexandria has one train station.

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