Travel from Newark to Washington-D-C

Train, bus or fly from Newark to Washington, D.C.?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Newark to Washington 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

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How to get from Newark to Washington, D.C.

ModeDurationPrice
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to UNION STATION station then subway to METRO CENTER station.2 h 48 min$247
From Newark bus to Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne then bus to 13Th St Nw & G St Nw.4 h 40 min$23
From Newark, NJ bus to NEW CARROLLTON station then subway to FEDERAL TRIANGLE station.6 h 9 min$52
From Newark drive to Washington.3 h 53 min$26
From Broad St At Market St bus to Newark airport, fly to Reagan Washington airport, then subway to Washington.2 h 51 min$244
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to 34 St - Penn Station, subway to Roosevelt Av/74 St, bus to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Reagan Washington airport, then subway to Washington.3 h 12 min$262
From Broad St At Market St bus to Newark airport, fly to Washington Dulles airport, bus to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, subway to I St & 17Th St Nw, then line 42 bus to Adams Morgan.3 h 57 min$151
From Newark Penn Station Amtrak train to Penn Station, train to Jamaica, NY, AirTrain to New York JFK airport, fly to Reagan Washington airport, then subway to Washington.3 h 41 min$171
From Broad St At Market St bus to Newark airport, fly to Baltimore airport, bus to GREENBELT station, then subway to Park View.3 h 53 min$263

How long does it take to get from Newark to Washington, D.C.?

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Newark to Washington, D.C., including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Newark and Washington, D.C.?

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Washington, D.C.. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at 13Th St Nw & G St Nw via Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

Operators from Newark to Washington, D.C.

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
Boltbus+1 1-877-265-8287Boltbus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
NJ TransitNJ Transit
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
MWAA+1(703) 417-8600MWAA
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ