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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Alexandria?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest Train1h 4m
Trains Per Day14
Train Lines7
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Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Alexandria

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore 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.

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

In the last month, $18.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $13.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Alexandria?

The distance between Baltimore and Alexandria is approximately 41 miles, or 66 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 4 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Alexandria are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday 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 Baltimore at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Baltimore to Alexandria?

There are 14 scheduled trains on most days. 12 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 Baltimore.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Alexandria?

There are 7 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to Alexandria, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 49m$23.39
Amtrak Cardinal11h 45m$24.28
Amtrak Carolinian11h 19m$20.26
Amtrak Crescent11h 37m$23.99
Amtrak Northeast Regional71h 34m$18.69
Amtrak Palmetto21h 20m$21.86
Amtrak Silver Service11h 31m$24.14

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Alexandria:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

Alexandria has one train station:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

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