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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA by train?

On average, a train ticket from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA will cost you $ 11.94. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 8. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA by train

Best price $ 8
Journey duration 18 min
Connections per day 6
First departure 07:00
Last departure 19:10
Distance 6.2 mi
Departure Washington, DC
Arrival Alexandria, VA
Carriers Amtrack, Amtrak

Route Summary by Train

Connections
6
Carriers
1
Minimum price
$ 8
Maximum price
$ 31.64

Washington, DC - Alexandria, VA

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Date
Tuesday, June 7th 2022
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Washington, DC - Union Station - Alexandria, VA Train Station
5:45pm - 6:07pm
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22min
CO2: 0.03kg
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How long does the journey from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA take by train?

The journey from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA covers a distance of 6.8 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 18 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Washington, DC at 07:00, and the last departure will leave at 19:10. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA. You can start your journey in Washington, DC at stations such as Washington, DC and Washington, DC - Union Station. These connect to stations including Alexandria, VA, Alexandria railway station and Alexandria, VA Train Station in Alexandria, VA. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA.

How many times a day do journeys run from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA?

If you want to get from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA, you can travel with providers such as Amtrak. You will find a maximum number of 10 departures per day. On average, there are 6 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 6 direct journeys between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

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