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There are 5 daily trains from Emeryville to Alexandria. Traveling by train from Emeryville to Alexandria usually takes around 77 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 75 hours and 11 minutes.
|Distance||2428 mi (3907 km)|
|Fastest train||75h 11m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Emeryville to Alexandria?
In the last month, $206.17 was the average price of a train ticket from Emeryville to Alexandria. Given how far apart Emeryville and Alexandria are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. 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 $238.83 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Emeryville to Alexandria by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $242 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Emeryville to Alexandria in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $360 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 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Alexandria from Emeryville will be about $238.83 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Emeryville to Alexandria?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Emeryville to Alexandria. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||5||3d 5h 26m||$279.25|
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 Emeryville to Alexandria every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $197.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Emeryville 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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.
Can you take a train all the way from Emeryville to Alexandria?
How long is the train journey from Emeryville to Alexandria?
The distance between Emeryville and Alexandria is approximately 2428 miles, or 3907 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 77 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 75 hours and 11 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 Emeryville to Alexandria tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. 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 Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Emeryville at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Emeryville to Alexandria?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Alexandria to Emeryville.
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 favorite 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.
Where is the train station in Emeryville?
Main departure station: 5885 Horton St
There is one train station in Emeryville.
All train stations in Emeryville:
5885 Horton St
Where is the train station in Alexandria?
Main arrival station: 110 Callahan Dr
Alexandria has one train station.
All train stations in Alexandria:
110 Callahan Dr
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