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New Rochelle - Alexandria Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 8 daily train trips between New Rochelle and Alexandria. The average train journey from New Rochelle to Alexandria takes 7 hours and 8 minutes, but some Amtrak Northeast Regional train trips are as short as 4 hours and 51 minutes.

Distance226 mi (364 km)
Fastest train4h 51m
Lowest price$42.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from New Rochelle to Alexandria

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




September 23, 2023- Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The coach’s. Cons: The cleaning. Tips: Make sure to have your ticket on hand.



December 12, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Was an easy and relaxing way to travel. Cons: NA. Tips: NA.

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from New Rochelle to Alexandria was $116.32. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between New Rochelle and Alexandria. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Alexandria if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $125.77.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from New Rochelle to Alexandria will cost between $102 and $178. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

You can find the lowest prices on this route during September. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from New Rochelle to Alexandria, with the average price at just $118. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $156. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


By booking your train trip from New Rochelle to Alexandria on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $125.77 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from New Rochelle to Alexandria?

2 train services operate from New Rochelle to Alexandria. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak38h 47m$166.64
Amtrak Northeast Regional45h 53m$139.68
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from New Rochelle to Alexandria every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $57.

  • 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 New Rochelle to Alexandria, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New Rochelle and Alexandria is approximately 226 miles, or 364 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 51 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.

Trains from New Rochelle 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs New Rochelle at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 4 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 New Rochelle.

City Information

New Rochelle

New Rochelle is one of the largest cities in New York, also known as New Rock or New Rock City. The city is home to Broadway, the iconic street known for having theaters. The NY city is known for its diverse history and unsurpassed beauty, especially since it offers many outdoor recreational opportunities. New Rochelle offers a lot of beach clubs and parks, taking most of the space on the coastline. On the Five Islands Park and Glen Island Park, you can enjoy a view of the coast and beach. It is also home to museums like the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum and Pelham Art Center.

Although Broadway makes up a big part of the nightlife at New Rochelle, the city has different pubs, social bars, lounges, and nightclubs. A couple of local breweries, cideries, and wineries in the city add to the dining spots, especially in Downtown New Rochelle.

New Rochelle is known for being easily accessible, and you can get there by train or bus from tens of other cities. By train, you can visit the city through Amtrak Northeast Regional and other Amtrak services. There are many more bus lines, with over 100 scheduled trips from Adirondack Trailways, Greyhound, New York Trailways, and more.


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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New Rochelle?

Main departure station: Metro-North Station - 1 Railroad Plz

There is one train station in New Rochelle.

All train stations in New Rochelle:

  • Metro-North Station - 1 Railroad Plz

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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