There are 1 train company operating 8 routes - Silver Star, Palmetto, Crescent, Cardinal, Northeast Regional, Piedmont, Carolinian, Silver Service / Palmetto, 3 bus companies operating 4 routes, 5 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest train costs $38 and is 3h 42min. The cheapest bus costs $5 and is 5h 0min. The cheapest flight costs $100 and is 1h 21min.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Alexandria to Staten Island. 3 trains, 4 buses, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Go Buses running from Alexandria to New York is the cheapest and fastest. The flight operated by United running from DCA to EWR is the most convenient.
It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!
There are several bus companies - Go Buses, BoltBus, BestBus - scheduled to run from Alexandria to Staten Island. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Alexandria to Staten Island. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.