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Duration 4h 20m
Distance 138.6 miles
Average price $81
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Alexandria takes 4h 20m and the fastest train takes 3h 4m. The train service runs several times per day from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Alexandria. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. 30th Street Train Station
  2. Alexandria
3h 43m
$58 - $162

Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Alexandria train times

Trains run every four hours between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Alexandria. The earliest departure is at 00:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is at 14:10 which arrives into Alexandria at 18:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Alexandria station. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal B and arriving at Alexandria Amtrak Station via 30th Street Train Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Alexandria is 122 miles. The road distance is 138.6 miles.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Alexandria train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Alexandria train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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There are 2800+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Alexandria?

Amtrak operates a train from 30th Street Train Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 43m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.
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