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There are 11 ways to get from Bethesda, MD to New York by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Acela / ...

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Bus via Dupont Cir, Washington DC  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave New York / ...

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bethesda, MD to New York, NY Arlington

Bus via Bethesda, MD  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bethesda, MD to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street

Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Bethesda, MD to New York 226.5 miles

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK, train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

Bethesda, MD to New York by bus

The bus journey time between Bethesda, MD and New York is around 4h 5m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h. Operated by Tripper Bus, the Bethesda, MD to New York bus service departs from Bethesda, MD and arrives in New York, NY. Typically 13 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
4h 5m
Fastest bus time:
4h
Bus distance:
228 miles
Buses per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$27
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:15
Last bus departs at:
17:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bethesda, MD to New York bus schedules

Bethesda, MD → New York
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New York is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Bethesda, MD to New York is to bus via Dupont Cir, Washington DC which costs $21 - $40 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bethesda, MD to New York is to subway and fly and train which costs $75 - $300 and takes 3h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bethesda, MD and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bethesda, MD station to New York station. However, there are services departing from BETHESDA station and arriving at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Bethesda, MD and New York is 205 miles. The road distance is 226.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bethesda, MD to New York without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs $21 - $260.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Bethesda, MD to New York, including transfers.

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Bethesda, MD to New York bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, depart from Bethesda, MD station.

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Bethesda, MD to New York train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Bethesda, MD to New York is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs $21 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $50 and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 205 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Bethesda, MD, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $250 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Tripper Bus operates a bus from Bethesda, MD to New York, NY twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from BETHESDA station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Tripper Bus
Website
tripperbus.com
Bus from Bethesda, MD to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
tripperbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Regular
$27
Elite
$50
Vamoose Bus
Phone
+1 212-695-6766
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Bethesda, MD to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Economy
$30
Premium
$75
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Bethesda, MD to New York bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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Bethesda, MD to New York train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bethesda, MD to New York is 226 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Bethesda, MD to New York.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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