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King Street Trolley
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King Street and Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA
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All reviews free transportation metro station king street designated stops free service entire length numerous stops recorded information great introduction old town alexandria two blocks runs every minutes nice ride stores and restaurants local history historical sites water front
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The King Street Trolley is a fun way to explore Alexandria’s main street. Catch it at the King Street Metro station and hop off and back on all the way down to the beautiful waterfront. It is climate controlled and full of information about historic...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were all about the ambition of walking to and from our hotel through Old Town, by the time we were ready to head back to the hotel, the King Street Trolley was a most welcome sight. It is helpful to have the map...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used this system on a number of occasions to get from the the Wyndham Old Town to the water front and the stores and restaurants their. The Free Trolly runs every day

Thank DCMahan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the embassy suites and the trolley stop was across the street, first pick up. Being one of the first to get in you get a seat. We took the trolley to the very end to the river. Great service and free

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Kind of crowded, but best way to get through old town on a weekend. Nice ride with easy access. Recommended over parking.

Thank gestm8r
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The King Street Trolley in Old Town is a convenient and interesting way to travel from the King Street Metro station to the waterfront. The trolleys are replicas of the old streetcars, albeit motorized. They leave every 20 minutes or so. An audio tour of...More

1  Thank Marta B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great way to see all of OT Alex. From the Metro station to the river, this approx two mile trolley is super! See all the sights and jump on and off at the many stops.....hard to bet!!!

Thank pmckennajr
Reviewed 27 August 2018

King St is the place to visit from the waterfront and along its entire length, when you get tired, use the free trolley service and if your not try it anyway, its quick, convenient and a lovely way to travel.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Easy way from Metro to Waterfront along King Street. Great for visitors to get oriented to Alexandria. Friendly and helpful drivers. Best of all it is FREE. Please note that it can get crowded and will only stop at the designated stops but do not...More

Thank PRR
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The stop for the Trolley is just across the bus lane from the Metro station. There's a kiosk there, and the taxi stand is just to the left. The Trolley comes every 10 minutes or so unless it's held up by King Street traffic, and...More

Thank Kathykayc
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21 April 2018|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the metro took us to Alexandria and stopped at Arlington. The Trolley stops right in front of the train depot when you arrive at Alexandria.
18 March 2018|
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Response from rover-va | Reviewed this property |
Just take it to the last stop. The waterfront is at King and union by the torpedo factory. .
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21 September 2017|
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Response from Lauren N | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on how many are on it already, but it can hold over 20 people