There are 12 ways to get from Edison to Washington 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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$112 - $317

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$16 - $30

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$81 - $210

Train, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Market St At 8Th St 409
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc

$30 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Edison to Washington 200.1 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$120 - $504

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$74 - $455

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$116 - $378

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$86 - $334

Train to Newark, fly to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$193 - $665

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$236 - $628

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Metropark
  2. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD

$262 - $1,002

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edison to Washington is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edison to Washington is to train and fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Brunswick, NJ and arriving at Washington, DC. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edison station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Edison Station and arriving at Washington Union Station via Metropark - Iselin Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Edison and Washington is 180 miles. The road distance is 200.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edison to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $110 - $320.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Edison to Washington, including transfers.

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Edison to Washington bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New Brunswick, NJ station.

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Edison to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Edison to Washington is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Edison to Washington bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Washington, DC station.

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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

What companies run services between Edison, NJ, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Edison to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Edison to Washington once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Metropark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.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.

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 Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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