Cheap Alexandria to Washington DC  train tickets

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How much are Alexandria to Washington DC train tickets?

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How to find cheap train tickets from Alexandria to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Alexandria to Washington is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Alexandria to Washington was $15.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to Washington DC ? How far is Alexandria to Washington DC ?

The distance between Alexandria to Washington DC is 7.10 miles or 11.42 km. A train trip from Alexandria to Washington DC typically takes and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in and 14 minutes to get from Alexandria to Washington.

The train trip takes less than one hour to reach Washington. That's so quick you don't even need to make a day trip out of it, you could just hop on the train to explore Washington for a couple of hours and be back in Alexandria in no time.

On Monday trains from Alexandria to Washington are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Alexandria to Washington DC

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington. On the route to Washington 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Alexandria to Washington, usually offering 5 trips per day. 7 train trips per day are direct connections to Washington, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Alexandria to Washington is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Alexandria to Washington DC start from $14.00, and on average cost $26.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Washington. Amtrak Carolinian in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Alexandria to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 0 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 14 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $25.94 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

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0h 26m
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$26.06

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Alexandria to Washington DC start from $14.00, and on average cost $15.26. Daily there are 5 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Alexandria to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 0 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 14 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $15.24 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

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0h 24m
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$15.26

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Alexandria to Washington DC start from $14.00, and on average cost $16.36. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Washington. Amtrak Palmetto in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Alexandria to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 0 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 14 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $17.16 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

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Avg. Time
0h 35m
Avg. Price
$16.36

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There is one train station from which trains depart Alexandria on their way to Washington. The busiest departure station in Alexandria serving this route is 110 Callahan Dr.
  • 110 Callahan Dr
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington from Alexandria., The busiest departure station in Alexandria serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station