Distance from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA

Distance

8 mi

Time

11 minutes

Gas Cost

$1 - $2

There are 7.10 miles from Washington to Alexandria in south direction and 8 miles (12.87 kilometers) by car, following the GWMP route.

Washington and Alexandria are 11 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA. The halfway point is DCA, VA.

Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA are in the same time zone (EDT). Current time in both locations is 7:54 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 0.33 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Alexandria is $1.23.

During the route, an average car will release 6.48 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 38.862301 and -77.044106, or 38º 51' 44.2836" N, 77º 2' 38.7816" W. This location is 4.12 miles away from Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA and it would take approximately 6 minutes to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is DCA, VA, situated 6 miles from Washington, DC and 5 miles from Alexandria, VA. It would take 11 minutes to go from Washington to DCA and 11 minutes to go from Alexandria to DCA.



Weather in Washington and Alexandria

Compare the weather today and the next four days in Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA:

Washington

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7 332 degrees 4 276 degrees 7 308 degrees 7 324 degrees 4 284 degrees

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7 333 degrees 3 276 degrees 7 311 degrees 7 326 degrees 4 281 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Washington, DC

Planning on renting a car to go from Washington, DC to Alexandria, VA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Washington, DC:

Small

Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

Full-size cars

From $24

SUVs

SUVs

From $28

Vans

Vans

From $40


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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 7.10 mi 11.42 km 6.17 nautical mi
Driving distance 8 mi 13.25 km 7.15 nautical mi

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