There are 10 ways to get from Alexandria to New York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$124 - $345

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Bus Go Buses  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Alexandria, VA to Manhattan, NY

$20

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Train Amtrak  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to New York Penn Station Carolinian / ...

$45 - $110

Bus Eastern Bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St. Northbound

$25 - $26

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to New York 235 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, subway  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$67 - $442

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$79 - $321

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$119 - $499

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$116 - $451

Subway, train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$196 - $669

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alexandria, VA and arriving at Manhattan, NY. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alexandria Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Alexandria and New York is 211 miles. The road distance is 235 miles.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to New York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Alexandria to New York, including transfers.

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Alexandria to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Alexandria, VA station.

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Alexandria to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Alexandria Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to New York is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Alexandria to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to New York.
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  • Distance: 210.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Alexandria, VA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Alexandria to New York hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Alexandria to New York 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Alexandria, VA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Website
gobuses.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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Alexandria to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandria to New York is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Alexandria to New York.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs .

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