There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria by subway, train, taxi, towncar, shuttle, foot or bike

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Subway  •  5 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station Blue / ...

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Crystal City to Alexandria Fredericksburg Line / ...

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria 4.4 miles

$17 - $21

Towncar  •  8 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria 4.4 miles

$75 - $110

Shuttle  •  8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria

$16 - $75

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria 4.4 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Rd & Crystal Dr to King St & Patrick St 3.9 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria is to subway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria is to subway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Crystal City and arriving at Alexandria. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Alexandria is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria without a car is to subway which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from Crystal City station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Alexandria station.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

Virginia Railway Express operates a train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $14
UberX
$10 - $13
WAV
$10 - $13
UberX Car Seat
$18 - $25
UberXL
$16 - $21
Black
$25 - $35
Black Car Seat
$30 - $45
Black SUV Car Seat
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$30 - $45
Capital BikeShare
Phone
1-877-430-2453
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from Rd & Crystal Dr to King St & Patrick St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
More information at
capitalbikeshare.com
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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