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There are 5 ways to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station Red
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station Blue

$5 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 55 bus, subway  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the line 55 bus from N Frederick Ave & Brooks Ave to Rockville Station & Bay B - West 55 / ...
  2. Take the subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station Red
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station

$7 - $13

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Gaithersburg to Alexandria 29.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Gaithersburg to Alexandria 29.1 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  36m

  1. Take an Uber from Gaithersburg to Alexandria 29.1 miles

$37 - $43

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The cheapest way to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gaithersburg station to Alexandria station. However, there are services departing from SHADY GROVE station and arriving at Braddock Rd Metrorail Station via FARRAGUT WEST station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Gaithersburg and Alexandria is 25 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria without a car is to subway which takes 1h 3m and costs $5 - $9.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria, including transfers.

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Gaithersburg to Alexandria train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from SHADY GROVE station.

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Gaithersburg to Alexandria train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Braddock Rd Metrorail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaithersburg to Alexandria is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Gaithersburg to Alexandria.

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There are 814+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gaithersburg to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

There is no direct connection from Gaithersburg to Alexandria. However, you can take the subway to FARRAGUT NORTH station, take the walk to FARRAGUT WEST station, then take the subway to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Gaithersburg to Alexandria via Rockville Station & Bay B - West, ROCKVILLE station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, and FARRAGUT WEST station in around 1h 35m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROCKVILLE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from N Frederick Ave & Brooks Ave to Rockville Station & Bay B - West
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Gaithersburg to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$37 - $43
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$37 - $43
UberX Car Seat
$49 - $55
UberX
$39 - $44
WAV
$39 - $44
Comfort
$55 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $85
Black
$100 - $120
Black Car Seat
$110 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $140
Black SUV Car Seat
$130 - $150
Taxi from Gaithersburg to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
36m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Yellow Cab Services
Phone
+1-866-302-9898
Website
yellowcabservices.com

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