Free King Street Trolley

For making your way along historic King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, there's no easier, quicker way than the Free King Street Trolley. With stops every two blocks from the waterfront to the King St - Old Town Metrorail station, trolleys provide easy on-off access to the more than 180 shops, restaurants and attractions found on Alexandria's main street.

The King Street Trolley runs every 10-15 minutes between Union Street and the King St – Old Town Metrorail station during the following schedule:

Enhanced Hours May 25 through September 8, 2019:
Sundays: 9 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Mondays: 6:45 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 6:45  a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 6:45  a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 6:45  a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Fridays: 6:45  a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.


The King Street Trolley is equipped with wheelchair ramps and bike racks as well as automated stop announcements.

Additional Information

You can also pick up free copies of the Alexandria Visitor Guide and Official Map onboard.

Smoking, eating and drinking are prohibited on the trolley. Passengers with strollers must close strollers before entering. The trolley stops at designated stops or at a safe location by request. Passengers must pull the cord to signal a stop.

To contact DASH (the trolley operator) about lost items or other inquiries, call (703) 746-3274 or click here.


For a PDF map of the trolley route, with stars marking some popular attractions, click here.

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