Alexandria has a prime location inside the Capital Beltway, with easy connections to DC and the entire East Coast. The city is bounded by the Capital Beltway (I-495) to the south and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to the north.

Interstate 395 bisects the city's West End and provides a direct link to D.C. Alexandria residents, businesses, and visitors enjoy the city’s numerous walk-friendly neighborhoods, as well as a wide variety of transit options, including four Metro stations and 24 bus lines, plus access to trains, bikeshare, and more.


Metro Stations (Along the Blue & Yellow Lines)

  • Braddock Road Metro
  • King Street-Old Town Metro
  • Eisenhower Ave Metro
  • Van Dorn Metro
  • Coming Soon: Potomac Yard Metro (Visit www.WMATA.com for more information.)




VRE /Amtrak Station: 110 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301




Capital Bikeshare has numerous stations in Alexandria, see the full system map here: https://secure.capitalbikeshare.com/map/ 


  • The King Street Trolley operates free service between King St.-Old Town Metro and Potomac River waterfront
  • Seven days a week
  • Sunday - Wednesday, 10:30 am - 10:15 am, every 15 minutes
  • Thursday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 am, every 15 minutes

Commercial Water Transportation

Sightseeing and Water Taxi service is available at the City Marina. Water Taxi Sightseeing cruises include Washington’s monuments, Alexandria’s Seaport, and the Mount Vernon Estate. Water Taxi service is available to Georgetown, Mount Vernon, Washington Nationals baseball games, and National Harbor and Gaylord National Convention Center. For additional Information, visit the Potomac Riverboat Co. website

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