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There are 6 ways to get from Herndon to Alexandria by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C 5A
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station Blue

$4 - $8

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C 5A
  2. Take the bus from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station Shuttle

$6 - $13

Line 950 bus, subway, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 950 bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H 926 / ...
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to Ballston Metro
  3. Take the bus from Ballston Station & Bus Bay E to N Washington St & King St 10B

$8 - $14

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Herndon to Alexandria 30 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Herndon to Alexandria 30 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Herndon to Alexandria 30 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Herndon to Alexandria is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herndon to Alexandria is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Herndon to Alexandria station. However, there are services departing from Center St @ Locust St and arriving at Braddock Rd Metrorail Station via Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T and ROSSLYN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Herndon and Alexandria is 22 miles. The road distance is 30 miles.

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The best way to get from Herndon to Alexandria without a car is to bus and subway which takes 50 min and costs $4 - $9.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Herndon to Alexandria, including transfers.

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Herndon to Alexandria bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Herndon to Alexandria is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Herndon to Alexandria.

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There are 834+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Herndon to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Herndon, VA, USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Herndon to Alexandria via Herndon-Monroe P+R Bay F, Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T, N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, and ROSSLYN station in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
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
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to Ballston Metro
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Ballston Station & Bus Bay E to N Washington St & King St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Center St @ Locust St to Wiehle Metro Bay H
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Herndon to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberX Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$110 - $150
Black Car Seat
$120 - $160
Black SUV Car Seat
$130 - $180
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Herndon to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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