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There are 6 ways to get from Columbia to New Jersey by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$174 - $375

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Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to Newark Washington

$18 - $35

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Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Columbia to Newark 198.8 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Baltimore to New York JFK, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$144 - $516

Line 305 bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the line 305 bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to SILVER SPRING station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$107 - $495

Fly Baltimore to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$226 - $599

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia to New Jersey is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia to New Jersey is to train which costs $170 - $380 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbia to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from COLUMBIA MALL & SOUTH RING RD eb and arriving at Newark via CHARLES ST & FAYETTE ST nb and Baltimore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Columbia and New Jersey is 143 miles. The road distance is 198.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $170 - $380.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Columbia to New Jersey, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Columbia to New Jersey is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $170 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Columbia to New Jersey bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark station.

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Map of how to get from Columbia to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 142.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Columbia to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $300 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Columbia to Newark twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 3h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbia to New Jersey is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Columbia to New Jersey.

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

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There are 23+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbia to Baltimore Airport is to line 501 bus which takes 1h 4m and costs $2.

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