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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Alexandria to Charlottesville?

Lowest Price$20.00
Fastest Train1h 58m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $22.87 was the average price of a train ticket from Alexandria, VA to Charlottesville, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.41 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to Charlottesville?

The distance between Alexandria and Charlottesville is approximately 94 miles, or 152 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 58 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Alexandria to Charlottesville are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Charlottesville?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Charlottesville. 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 Charlottesville to Alexandria.

Which train should you take from Alexandria to Charlottesville?

There are 4 train lines with service from Alexandria, Virginia to Charlottesville, Virginia. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 59m$32.94
Amtrak Cardinal12h 25m$20.57
Amtrak Crescent11h 58m$20.63
Amtrak Northeast Regional12h 12m$20.54

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

There is one train station in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

Where is the train station in Charlottesville?

Charlottesville has one train station:

  • Train Station - 810 W Main St

Price trends for trains from Alexandria to Charlottesville

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10SepOct

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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

Based on 1 reviews
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Users that traveled with Amtrak Crescent report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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