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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Alexandria  •  1 h 35 min

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

$186 - $768

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

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

$85 - $156

3 alternative options

Fly to Lafayette, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  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 Amtrak 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 cheapest way to get from Arlington to Alexandria is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Alexandria is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Arlington to Alexandria, including transfers.

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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 Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station, Commerce @ Griffin - E - Mb, Dallas, Tx, Shreveport, La, and Alexandria, La in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Lafayette
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dallas Union Station Amtrak 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
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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
Hourly
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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