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Duration 3h 16m
Distance 223.3 miles
Average price $55
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between UNION STATION station and Journal Square takes 3h 16m and the fastest train takes 2h 43m. There is a train service every few hours from UNION STATION station to Journal Square. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Washington Union Station
  2. Journal Square
2h 48m
$41 - $125

UNION STATION station to Journal Square train times

Trains run hourly between UNION STATION station and Journal Square. The service departs UNION STATION station at 22:00 at night, which arrives into Journal Square at 02:01. All services require a transfer at Newark Penn Station and take an average of 3h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Journal Square. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Journal Square via Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Journal Square is 202 miles. The road distance is 223.3 miles.

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UNION STATION station to Journal Square train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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UNION STATION station to Journal Square train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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There are 7657+ hotels available in Journal Square. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between UNION STATION station and Journal Square?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180

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