APG to Alexandria Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $11
Fastest Way Train — 1h 3min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 12 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 66 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak
$11 · 1h 3min · 15 lb of CO2
+4 more options
$21 · 2h 14min · 13 lb of CO2
Aberdeen to Washington
+4 more options
$9 · 1h 25min · 17 lb of CO2
APG to Alexandria

Drive from APG airport

It's 66 miles between APG to Alexandria. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 25min and 1h 29min from APG to Alexandria under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 34min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Alexandria by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $8.

What is the best way to travel from APG to Alexandria?

The are 9 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from APG to Alexandria. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of ABE towards NCR, as it is the cheapest to Alexandria. It's common to find tickets for as low as $11. Amtrak operates from APG to Alexandria, so you book your trip with them! Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from APG to Alexandria?

The trip to Alexandria is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from APG. The cheapest way to get from APG to Alexandria is $11 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 3 minutes with the train.

Is the train or the bus better from APG to Alexandria VA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from APG to Alexandria. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Alexandria is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the APG/Alexandria buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from APG is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between APG and Alexandria during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from APG to Alexandria? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Alexandria traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Alexandria is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from APG to Alexandria?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from APG to Alexandria is by train. The train costs $11 roughly and will take 1 hour 3 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from APG to Alexandria?

Amtrak costs about $14 between APG and Alexandria. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 20 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at ABE Aberdeen Amtrak, which is 3 miles from APG. Further, once you arrive at ALX Alexandria Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Alexandria.

How long does it take from APG to Alexandria by car?

The total distance between APG and Alexandria is 66 miles and will take you about 1 hour 25 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $9.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak Amtrak from APG to Alexandria
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