Save money, avoid traffic jams, relax en route, and help the environment by traveling for work or leisure by metro, train, or light rail. Explore your options for commuter rail in Virginia.
Metro provides daily service in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with 97 stations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Stations include Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
VRE operates Monday – Friday and serves 19 stations. Trains travel along the I-66 and I-95 corridors from Bristow and Spotsylvania through the Northern Virginia suburbs to Washington, D.C.
Nine passenger rail routes serve more than 20 stations throughout the Commonwealth and connect travelers to Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, which extends as far north as Boston.
This light rail service operates daily in Norfolk, transporting commuters to and from 11 stations throughout the city. Trains typically run every 15 minutes.
Switching to transit could save you as much as $10,000 a year on expenses such as gas, car maintenance, and parking.Calculate Your Potential Savings
Using public transportation instead of driving your own vehicle reduces carbon emissions that contribute to pollution and climate change.
Some transit options, like rail, keep you out of traffic altogether. Even on a bus that is traveling in traffic, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the ride.
You don’t need a car or driver’s license to get around, thanks to Virginia’s affordable and accessible transit options.