There are 5 ways to get from Arlington to Alexandria by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Alexandria  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Alexandria (AEX) DFW - AEX

$186 - $768

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La 1530 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Alexandria, La 3805 / ...

$74 - $144

3 alternative options

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Lafayette (LFT) DFW - LFT
  2. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Alexandria, La

$207 - $848

Train, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
  3. Take the bus from Shreveport, La to Alexandria, La

$90 - $185

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Alexandria 324.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Arlington and Alexandria is 292 miles. The road distance is 324.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Alexandria without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Arlington to Alexandria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Alexandria is to fly which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Alexandria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Alexandria is 324 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Arlington to Alexandria.

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American Airlines offers flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Alexandria Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 292 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Alexandria, LA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Arlington to Alexandria 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlington to Alexandria via Bell Station, Victory Station, West End Station, Dallas, Tx, Shreveport, La, and Alexandria, La in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette via Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette, La to Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Shreveport, La to Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Longview, Tx to Shreveport, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29

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