How far is Fairfax from Alexandria?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Fairfax and Alexandria is 14.26 miles (22.94 km).

Flight distance from Fairfax, VA to Alexandria, VA is 14.26 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 02 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Fairfax, Virginia to Alexandria, Virginia is: 17.3 miles (27.85 km) by car.

Driving from Fairfax to Alexandria will take approximately 00 hours 26 minutes.

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#1 Fairfax

Independent city in Virginia, United States

Population 23429
GPS Coordinates 38°50'46"N 77°18'23"W
Latitude 38.8462200
Longitude -77.3063700
Altitude 131
Country United States
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#2 Alexandria

Independent city in Virginia, United States

Population 158726
GPS Coordinates 38°48'17"N 77°2'49"W
Latitude 38.8048400
Longitude -77.0469200
Altitude 12
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Fairfax and Alexandria

The distance between Fairfax and Alexandria is 28 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 18 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Fairfax and Alexandria. The current time is 14:35:17.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 25 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 20 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 17 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 14 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 13 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 12 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 2.31 liters (0.61 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Fairfax and Alexandria.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Fairfax to Alexandria is $2.5 (diesel $2.96).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on December 03, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Fairfax and Alexandria (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Hampton, VA to Fairfax 170.78 miles (275 km)

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