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There are 10 ways to get from Arlington to Newark by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 19m

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

$124 - $336

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Newark, Nj 2426

$28 - $70

8 alternative options

Subway, train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$83 - $205

Bus Go Buses  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna/Fairfax to Manhattan, NY Manassas-Manhattan

$29 - $32

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Arlington to Newark 224.1 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2h 55m

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

$105 - $488

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$72 - $575

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$99 - $362

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3h 40m

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

$86 - $456

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$116 - $579

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Newark is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Newark is to fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arlington to Newark. However, there are services departing from Vienna/Fairfax and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Arlington and Newark is 203 miles. The road distance is 224.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Newark without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Arlington to Newark, including transfers.

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Arlington to Newark bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Vienna/Fairfax station.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Newark is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $32 and takes 5h 18m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $490 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Arlington to Newark bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Arlington to Newark.
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  • Distance: 202.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Arlington, VA, USA and Newark, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Arlington to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Arlington to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIRGINIA SQUARE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Vienna/Fairfax to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Website
gobuses.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Newark is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Arlington to Newark.

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United Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1938+ hotels available in Newark. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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