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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Alexandria to Greensboro?

Lowest Price$54.00
Fastest Train5h 26m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Alexandria to Greensboro 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 Alexandria to Greensboro?

In the last month, $57.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Alexandria, VA to Greensboro, NC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $21.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to Greensboro?

The distance between Alexandria and Greensboro is approximately 241 miles, or 389 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 26 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 from Alexandria to Greensboro are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Friday 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 Alexandria at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Alexandria to Greensboro?

Trains leave the station in Alexandria twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Greensboro with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Greensboro to Alexandria.

Which train should you take from Alexandria to Greensboro?

There are 3 train lines with service from Alexandria, Virginia to Greensboro, North Carolina. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak111h 28m$73.34
Amtrak Carolinian17h 47m$54.96
Amtrak Crescent15h 26m$57.61

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

There is one train station in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Greensboro has one train station:

  • Galyon Transp Ctr - 236 E Washington St

Price trends for trains from Alexandria to Greensboro

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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