Cheap Richmond to Alexandria train tickets

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How much are Richmond to Alexandria train tickets?

Lowest Price$25.00
Fastest1h 47m
Daily Schedules14
train carriers5
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Overall score for Richmond to Alexandria
4.3
Based on 4 reviews
Amtrak Northeast Regional
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Amtrak Palmetto
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Condition
4.0
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Riter Mitei
5.0
June 6, 2019Business
Pros
I really enjoyed the ride, cheap and convenient with someone else responsible for my safety 😴, I relaxed and was very refreshed at my destination. Thank you
Cons
Keep up the good work
Tips
To use it regularly, safe way to travel.
Amtrak Silver Service
2.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
2.0
Value
1.0
Condition
5.0
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Sydney
2.0
July 5, 2019Couples trip
Pros
I loved it once I arrived but the train was an hour and a half late and then it took 3 hours to get there when it should’ve taken 1:45.
Cons
It’d be nice if we could be refunded as I was visiting my boyfriend for 5 hours and only got to spend 2 with him. $90 for 2 hours is unfair.

How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Richmond to Alexandria was $32.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $18.55 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Alexandria ? How far is Richmond to Alexandria ?

The distance between Richmond to Alexandria is 89.91 miles or 144.66 km. A train trip from Richmond to Alexandria typically takes 3 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 1 hour and 47 minutes to get from Richmond to Alexandria.

A train getaway to Alexandria clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Alexandria before you have to hop on the train back to Richmond. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Alexandria. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Sunday trains from Richmond to Alexandria are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Richmond to Alexandria

Typically there are 14 schedules to compare for your trip to Alexandria. On the route to Alexandria 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Alexandria, usually offering 6 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to Alexandria, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Richmond to Alexandria is served by 5 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria start from $43.00, and on average cost $64.08. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Alexandria. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Alexandria trains arrive at 110 Callahan Dr,

From Richmond to Alexandria train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $64.74 for a one-way train ticket to Alexandria.

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Avg. Time
9h 11m
Avg. Price
$64.08

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria start from $25.00, and on average cost $45.01. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Alexandria. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Alexandria trains arrive at 110 Callahan Dr,

From Richmond to Alexandria train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 47 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Alexandria on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $45.04 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

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Avg. Time
1h 50m
Avg. Price
$45.01

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria start from $25.00, and on average cost $30.67. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Alexandria. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Alexandria trains arrive at 110 Callahan Dr,

From Richmond to Alexandria train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 2 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $33.46 for a one-way train ticket to Alexandria.

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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
2h 5m
Avg. Price
$30.67

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria start from $26.00, and on average cost $31.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Alexandria. Amtrak Palmetto in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Alexandria trains arrive at 110 Callahan Dr,

From Richmond to Alexandria train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 47 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Alexandria on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $31.67 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 53m
Avg. Price
$31.00

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Richmond to Alexandria start from $26.00, and on average cost $33.06. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Alexandria. Amtrak Silver Service in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Alexandria trains arrive at 110 Callahan Dr,

From Richmond to Alexandria train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 1 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $34.79 for a one-way train ticket to Alexandria.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 57m
Avg. Price
$33.06

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Alexandria that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd, 1500 E Main St.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Alexandria from Richmond., The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 110 Callahan Dr.
  • 110 Callahan Dr