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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Alexandria to New York?

Lowest Price$40.00
Fastest Train4h 15m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Alexandria to New York 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 New York?

In the last month, $45.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Alexandria, VA to New York, NY. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $90.55 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to New York?

The distance between Alexandria and New York is approximately 208 miles, or 335 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 15 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 New York are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 New York?

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Alexandria to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Alexandria. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Alexandria to New York for $20.00.

Which train should you take from Alexandria to New York?

There are 3 train lines with service from Alexandria, Virginia to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian14h 32m$53.75
Amtrak Northeast Regional44h 29m$68.46
Amtrak Palmetto14h 49m$69.37

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

There is one train station in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Alexandria to New York

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30SepOct

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Alexandria, VA to New York, NY
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
3.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Wauneka
5.0
November 11, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was very peaceful and clam ride from New York, and it was thoughtful for the driver to offer water bottles to the passengers
Cons
N/A

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