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There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Alexandria by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$36 - $94

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$28 - $46

8 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$95 - $239

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New Jersey - Washington, DC / ...

$47 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Alexandria 192.6 miles

$18 - $28

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$74 - $467

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$192 - $484

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$100 - $521

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$118 - $527

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  4. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station

$220 - $863

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Alexandria is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Alexandria is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Alexandria is 167 miles. The road distance is 192.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Alexandria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Princeton to Alexandria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Alexandria is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Alexandria is 193 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Princeton to Alexandria.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 166.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Princeton to Alexandria every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Princeton to Alexandria 6 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com

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