Commuting and Transportation in Stafford County

If anyone tells you the commute from Stafford County to Northern Virginia and Washington, D. C. is hassle free you should find another source for your commuting strategy. The traffic network in this region is 30 years behind current demand. Stafford County and surrounding jurisdictions have the unique distinction of having a higher priority on commuting than neighborhood schools when it comes to items of importance for the majority of home buyers. When you arrive in our region to search for a home, there is no better source for selecting the right mode of transportation than the people you will be working with at your new job assignment. The information and links on this page will help you connect to the right commuting option after workplace intelligence has made up your mind on which mode of travel you will use.

The view of Interstate 95 north bound traffic at Garrisonville Road (Route 630) in Stafford County.

Interstate 95 at Exit 143 (Garrisonville) during morning hours. This picture illustrates the need for HOT lanes from Garrisonville to Fredericksburg. Commuting options can make your ride to work easier, but it won’t be painless.

There are two Stafford County Virginia Railway Express park and ride stations (Leeland Road and Brooke Road) on the Fredericksburg Line, and at nearby stations in the Town of Quantico, and the City of Fredericksburg. Commuting to Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia is done by private transportation from commuter lots on Garrisonville Road (Route 610), Courthouse Road (Route 630), & Warrenton Road (Route 17).

Click here for information related to ride sharing options such as buses, carpools, and vanpools in Stafford County and other jurisdictions in the Rappahannock Region. These services provide transportation to employment locations in Dahlgren, Northern Virginia, Richmond, and Washington, D. C.

Click here for a rundown of the commuting and transportation options in the city of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County for slug lines, van pools, commuter train stations, and Interstate 95 HOT (High-Occupancy Toll) Express Lanes.

Leeland VRE StationThe Leeland Road Commuter Rail Station and Brooke Commuter Rail Station on the Fredericksburg Line of Virginia Railway Express are connection points routinely used by Stafford County commuters. Quantico and Fredericksburg Stations are also alternative stations used by local residents. Leeland Station subdivision offers single-family homes by K. Hovnanian Homes which is next to the commuter rail station offering residents a short walk to the train platform.