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There are 5 ways to get from Baltimore to New Jersey by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Newark

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to Newark Penn Station

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Drive

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Newark

Fly to New York JFK, subway, train

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Chambers St
  3. Take the train from World Trade Center to Journal Square

Fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station

Baltimore to New Jersey by train

The train journey time between Baltimore and New Jersey is around 2h 23m and covers a distance of around 175 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Amtrak, the Baltimore to New Jersey train service departs from Baltimore Penn Station and arrives in Newark. Typically 184 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
2h 23m
Fastest train time:
2h 6m
Train distance:
175 miles
Trains per week:
184
Cheapest price:
$100
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
22:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Baltimore to New Jersey train schedules

Baltimore → New Jersey
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New Jersey is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Jersey is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New Jersey is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to New Jersey is to bus which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to New Jersey is to train which costs $100 - $130 and takes 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baltimore and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Newark. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Baltimore and New Jersey is 130 miles. The road distance is 180 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs $100 - $130.

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The train from Baltimore Penn Station to Newark takes 1h 56m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Baltimore to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Baltimore station.

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Baltimore to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to New Jersey is to train which takes 1h 56m and costs $100 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 130.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and New Jersey, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Baltimore Penn Station to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $130 and the journey takes 1h 56m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Baltimore to Newark Penn Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $330
Air Senegal
Website
flyairsenegal.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$11 - $300
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 Baltimore Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$100 - $130
Business Class
$140 - $220
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $100
First Class - Adult
$120 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$100 - $130
Business Class
$140 - $220
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Amtrak

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 Baltimore Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach
$100 - $130
Business Class
$140 - $220
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Chambers St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from World Trade Center to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Senior 65+
$2
Adult
$3
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Baltimore to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
boltbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Baltimore to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Baltimore to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to New Jersey is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Baltimore to New Jersey.

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Delta, American Airlines and Air Senegal offer flights from Baltimore Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 27 min and costs $1 - $2.

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