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There are 6 ways to get from Baltimore to Alexandria by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$23 - $45

Cheapest option

Train Maryland Transit  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Alexandria Fredericksburg Line / ...

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$79 - $190

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Washington, Dc 8819 / ...

$30 - $57

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Baltimore to Alexandria 46.5 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Alexandria 46.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Alexandria is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Alexandria is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Alexandria Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Alexandria is 41 miles. The road distance is 46.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Alexandria without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $23 - $45.

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The train from Baltimore Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Alexandria is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $23 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $60 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Baltimore to Alexandria train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Alexandria Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Alexandria is 46 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Baltimore to Alexandria.

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  • Distance: 41.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Baltimore to Alexandria every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Baltimore to Alexandria hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

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 Baltimore Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Baltimore to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
http://www.psc.state.md.us/
Website
psc.state.md.us
Raven Cab Co
Phone
+1 410-945-2212
Next Destination
Phone
+1 202-643-9257
Website
nextdestinationllc.com
Preston Transportation
Phone
+1 443-449-8680

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