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There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Alexandria by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Reagan Washington to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Minneapolis (MSP) DCA - MSP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Alexandria, MN

$200 - $553

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Bus via Chicago  •  32h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Alexandria, MN 933

$157 - $225

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Minneapolis (MSP) BWI - MSP
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Alexandria, MN

$203 - $562

Fly Washington Dulles to Minneapolis, shuttle  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Minneapolis (MSP) IAD - MSP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Alexandria, MN

$204 - $508

Fly Reagan Washington to Fargo, bus  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Fargo (FAR) DCA - FAR
  2. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Alexandria, MN

$281 - $1,171

Fly Reagan Washington to Brainerd, bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Brainerd (BRD) DCA - BRD
  2. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN
  3. Take the bus from St. Cloud, MN to Alexandria, MN

$229 - $843

Train to Baltimore, fly to Brainerd, bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Brainerd (BRD) BWI - BRD
  3. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN
  4. Take the bus from St. Cloud, MN to Alexandria, MN

$272 - $1,042

Fly Washington Dulles to Brainerd, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Brainerd (BRD) IAD - BRD
  2. Take the bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN
  3. Take the bus from St. Cloud, MN to Alexandria, MN

$224 - $848

Train, bus  •  31h 10m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Alexandria, MN 933

$177 - $254

Bus  •  33h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Alexandria, MN 933

$165 - $232

Drive  •  20h 26m

  1. Drive from Washington to Alexandria 1242.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Alexandria is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Alexandria is to fly and shuttle which costs $200 - $600 and takes 8h 7m.

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The distance between Washington and Alexandria is 1056 miles. The road distance is 1242.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Alexandria without a car is to train and bus which takes 31h 10m and costs $170 - $260.

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from Washington to Alexandria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Minneapolis Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 37m.

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Alexandria is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 10:47 AM in Washington and 9:47 AM in Alexandria.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Alexandria is 1242 miles. It takes approximately 20h 26m to drive from Washington to Alexandria.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Minneapolis Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 1055.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Alexandria, MN, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Alexandria via Chicago, Il, Harrison & Morgan, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Alexandria, MN in around 32h 44m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via Raleigh/Durham, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Brainerd via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fargo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Executive Express
Website
executiveexpress.biz
Shuttle from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, MN to Alexandria, MN
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
executiveexpress.biz
Book at
executiveexpress.biz
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Alexandria, MN
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Brainerd, MN to St. Cloud, MN
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from St. Cloud, MN to Alexandria, MN
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Alexandria, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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