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There are 11 ways to get from Alexandria to New York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3h 38m

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

$124 - $345

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Bus Go Buses  •  5h

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

$24

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Train Amtrak  •  4h 32m

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

$45 - $110

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5h 49m

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

$25 - $26

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Alexandria to New York 235 miles

$23 - $35

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

  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  •  2h 58m

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

$81 - $323

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  3h 1m

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

$119 - $499

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4h 21m

  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  •  4h 15m

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

$198 - $671

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$173 - $623

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alexandria to New York is to bus which costs $24 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandria to New York is to fly and subway which costs $65 - $450 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alexandria, VA and arriving at Manhattan, NY. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alexandria Amtrak Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 32m.

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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 3h 38m and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m 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, arrive at Alexandria Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to New York is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 and takes 5h, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $500 and takes 3h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to New York.
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  • Distance: 210.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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 2h 46m. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Alexandria to New York twice daily. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
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
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Braddock Rd Metrorail Station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
15m
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
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
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
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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

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

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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 4h 9m 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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There are 2071+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 5m and costs $2 - $3.

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