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There are 5 ways to get from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Washington Union Station

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria

Cheapest option

Bus, subway

  1. Take the bus from H St & Union Station Garage to H St Nw & 11Th St Nw
  2. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to KING STREET station

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Union Station to Alexandria

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station

Drive

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station

UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station by walk and train

The journey time between UNION STATION station and King Street–Old Town Station is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 14 min. Operated by Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Alexandria. Typically 86 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
16 min
Fastest journey time:
14 min
Journey distance:
9 miles
Services per week:
86
Cheapest price:
$12
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
19:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station walk and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Alexandria. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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It is 7 miles from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station. It is approximately 9.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station without a car is to train via Washington Union Station which takes 19 min and costs $12 - $65.

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The train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Alexandria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and King Street–Old Town Station, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria every 4 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 15 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 4 hours.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$23 - $35
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$23 - $65
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to KING STREET station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from H St & Union Station Garage to H St Nw & 11Th St Nw
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to King Street–Old Town Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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