There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$120 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc 2401 / ...

$16 - $65

7 alternative options

Bus Hola Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$25 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Washington 219.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$102 - $486

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$116 - $575

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$98 - $360

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$127 - $454

Fly Newark to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$175 - $647

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Washington is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Washington is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $120 - $330.

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The distance between Newark and Washington is 319 km. The road distance is 351 km.

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The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak takes 2 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Washington, Dc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Hola Bus operates a bus from Newark to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Eastern Shuttle also services this route every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Boltbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com

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