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There are 8 ways to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  25m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Union Station Fredericksburg Line / ...

$6 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus DC Circulator  •  49m

  1. Take the bus from Dc Village Ln & Dc Village Bus Garage to Anacostia Station & Bus Bay G A4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anacostia Station Bus Bay F to 8th Street and E Capitol NE Ch-Us / ...

$3 - $9

6 alternative options

Subway  •  33m

  1. Take the subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to CAPITOL SOUTH station Blue

$3 - $5

Bus Go Buses  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Alexandria, VA to Eastern Market Station Alexandria-Manhattan

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Capitol Hill 8.2 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  10m

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Capitol Hill 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10m

  1. Take an Uber from Alexandria to Capitol Hill 8.2 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  2h 49m

  1. Walk from Alexandria to Capitol Hill 8.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alexandria, VA and arriving at Eastern Market Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alexandria and arriving at Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25m.

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The distance between Alexandria and Capitol Hill is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill without a car is to train which takes 25m and costs $6 - $35.

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The train from Alexandria to Union Station takes 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Alexandria to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Alexandria, VA station.

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Alexandria to Capitol Hill train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from Alexandria station.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill is to train which takes 25m and costs $6 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $3 - $10 and takes 49m.

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to Capitol Hill.
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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 25m

What companies run services between Alexandria, VA, USA and Capitol Hill, DC, USA?

Virginia Railway Express operates a train from Alexandria to Capitol Hill hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 25m. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexandria to Capitol Hill via Anacostia Station Bus Bay F in around 49m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to CAPITOL SOUTH station
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dc Village Ln & Dc Village Bus Garage to Anacostia Station & Bus Bay G
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Anacostia Sta & Bus Bay E to 8Th St & Massachusetts Ave
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
DC Circulator
Phone
+1 202-567-3040
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from Anacostia Station Bus Bay F to 8th Street and E Capitol NE
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Alexandria, VA to Eastern Market Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
gobuses.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Alexandria to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$14 - $20
UberX
$14 - $20
WAV
$14 - $20
UberX Car Seat
$24 - $35
UberXL
$25 - $35
Black
$40 - $55
Black Car Seat
$45 - $65
Black SUV Car Seat
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Taxi from Alexandria to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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Alexandria to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Eastern Market Station.

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Alexandria to Capitol Hill train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandria to Capitol Hill is 8 miles. It takes approximately 10m to drive from Alexandria to Capitol Hill.

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