There are 8 ways to get from Columbia to New Jersey by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$174 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Washington

$18 - $34

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 26 min

  1. 2408 / ...

$26 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 198.8 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Baltimore to Newark  •  3 h 49 min

  1. BWI - EWR

$123 - $495

Fly Baltimore to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. BWI - JFK

$144 - $516

Line 305 bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  4 h 29 min

  1. DCA - EWR

$107 - $496

Fly Baltimore to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. BWI - PHL

$242 - $600

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 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Columbia to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Port Authority NYNJ
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Boltbus
Maryland Transit
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbia and New Jersey is 228 km. The road distance is 318 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Columbia to New Jersey is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs $170 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Columbia to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb and arriving at Newark, Nj via GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Columbia to New Jersey, including transfers.