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 28 min

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

$174 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore to Newark Washington

$18 - $34

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Newark, Nj 2408 / ...

$26 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Columbia to Newark 198.8 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Baltimore to Newark  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Newark (EWR) BWI - EWR

$123 - $494

Fly Baltimore to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 37 min

  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

$142 - $514

Line 305 bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  4 h 30 min

  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  •  4 h 51 min

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

$241 - $599

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

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

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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 24 min.

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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 2 h 28 min and costs $170 - $380.

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

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Columbia to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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The best way to get from Columbia to New Jersey is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $170 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $65 and takes 5 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs $120 - $500 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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

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 9 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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
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
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 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
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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