Parking at Alexandria Union Station (Amtrak & VRE)
Anyone can park in most parking spaces--unless otherwise specified per the posted signage--at Alexandria Union Station to catch the Amtrak or VRE trains for up to ten days. Please note that these parking spaces are not patrolled overnight and neither the City nor Amtrak are responsible for vehicles parked at 110 Callahan Drive overnight. The Amtrak station is only staffed and open from 6:00 AM to 8:45 PM every day.
Parking at Union Station is very limited--there are only about 30 spaces that are open to the public. The City highly recommends using public transit or getting a ride to Union Station, if possible. The unpaved gravel lot is reserved for Authorized Personnel only.
The cost to park in the permissible paved spaces at Union Station (per the posted signage) is as follows:
- $2.50 per hour
- $15.00 per day (weekdays)
- $2.00 per day (weekends)
How to Pay
The ParkMobile zone for Union Station is #44301. To pay using ParkMobile, either:
- Use your ParkMobile app
- Call 877.727.5728
- Pay online at ParkMobile.io
- Text "Park" to 77223 (message and data rates may apply)
Need help? Go to Support.ParkMobile.io or the Member Services HelpDesk through the chat feature in the app
In addition to ParkMobile, there are also kiosks situated around the parking area if you prefer to pay at the kiosk and display the receipt on your car's dashboard.
Restricted Parking Areas
Please be mindful of the posted signage! Many spaces are designated specifically for one of the following:
- Drivers with disabilities
- 30-minute parking
- Amtrak passengers
- Authorized vehicles only
To contact Amtrak, please call 800.872.7245.
To contact VRE, please call 800.743.3873.
For questions or concerns regarding the parking meters at Union Station, please call 703.746.4245 or email Max.Devilliers@alexandriava.gov.