There are 9 ways to get from Columbus to Alexandria by plane, subway, train, bus 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 Columbus to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CMH - DCA

$80 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Washington DC

$50 - $102

7 alternative options

Fly Columbus to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CMH - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station

$93 - $387

Fly Columbus to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Baltimore (BWI) CMH - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$197 - $675

Bus to Dayton, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DAY - DCA

$150 - $713

Bus, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited

$78 - $193

Bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc 1632

$79 - $191

Bus, train via Cleveland Amtrak  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$107 - $274

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Alexandria 404.9 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Columbus to Alexandria every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Alexandria via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, and Union Station in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Columbus to Alexandria?

The distance between Columbus and Alexandria is 527 km. The road distance is 648 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Columbus to Alexandria?

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Alexandria is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Columbus to Alexandria?

The quickest way to get from Columbus to Alexandria is to fly which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $80 - $370.

How long does it take to get from Columbus to Alexandria?

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Columbus to Alexandria, including transfers.