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National Harbor Water Taxi to Alexandria

Water Taxi

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From National Harbor, a water taxi operates daily with service to Alexandria and Georgetown during spring, summer, and fall. The trip averages about 20 minutes from National Harbor to Alexandria. Tickets must be purchased 24 hours in advance from the website or from the ticket booth at the site for same-day travel. Tickets cost $23 for a one-way trip and $37 for an adult round trip.

The return trip is the Alexandria water taxi to National Harbor.

City Cruises expanded its water taxi service for the summer of 2023. Additional water taxis in the Washington include:

Water taxis generally run from early afternoon to evening hours. Tickets range from $18 to $22 for one-way up to $37 for round trips.

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Yelp reviews of the Potomac Riverboat Company, including the Alexandria water taxi, are shown below. Read Mallory B.'s review of Potomac Riverboat Company on Yelp

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City Cruises
145 National Place
MD 20745