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How much are train tickets from Alexandria, VA to Blacksburg?

Lowest Price$35.00
Fastest Train6h 3m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Alexandria-Blacksburg Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Alexandria to Blacksburg

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20MayJun

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Alexandria to Blacksburg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $42.89 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Alexandria to Blacksburg. By booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $12.99 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to Blacksburg?

The distance between Alexandria and Blacksburg is approximately 213 miles, or 343 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 3 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 Blacksburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Alexandria to Blacksburg?

Trains leave the station in Alexandria twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

What train services are there from Alexandria to Blacksburg?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Alexandria to Blacksburg. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak27h 56m$47.09

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

There is one train station in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

Where is the train station in Blacksburg?

Blacksburg has one train station:

  • Virginia Tech Squires Student Ctr

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