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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Alexandria to Fredericksburg?

Lowest Price$15.00
Fastest Train0h 45m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $15.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Alexandria, VA to Fredericksburg, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.96 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Alexandria to Fredericksburg?

The distance between Alexandria and Fredericksburg is approximately 41 miles, or 66 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 45 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Fredericksburg.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Alexandria to Fredericksburg are the most crowded on Friday. 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 7:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Alexandria to Fredericksburg?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Alexandria to Fredericksburg.

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

Which train should you take from Alexandria to Fredericksburg?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian10h 52m$15.57
Amtrak Northeast Regional40h 52m$15.60
Amtrak Silver Service10h 49m$15.53

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

There is one train station in Alexandria:

  • 110 Callahan Dr

Where is the train station in Fredericksburg?

Fredericksburg has one train station:

  • 200 Lafayette Blvd

Price trends for trains from Alexandria to Fredericksburg

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctNov

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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