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There are 11 ways to get from Fairfax to Newark by train, subway, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$125 - $337

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna/Fairfax, VA to Manhattan, NY

$21 - $24

9 alternative options

Subway, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$84 - $206

Subway, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station to NEW CARROLLTON station Orange
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Newark, Nj 2426

$31 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Newark 237.3 miles

$23 - $35

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$106 - $490

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$100 - $363

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$115 - $579

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$129 - $458

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  5. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$128 - $441

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  4. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  5. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

$159 - $582

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The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Newark is to bus which costs $21 - $24 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Newark is to subway and fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairfax to Newark. However, there are services departing from Vienna/Fairfax, VA and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Newark is 213 miles. The road distance is 237.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Newark without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Fairfax to Newark, including transfers.

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Fairfax to Newark bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Vienna/Fairfax, VA station.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to Newark is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $24 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Fairfax to Newark bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Fairfax to Newark.
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  • Distance: 212.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and Newark, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Fairfax to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Fairfax to Newark 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Vienna/Fairfax, VA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Website
gobuses.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 New Carrollton, Md to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to Newark is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Fairfax to Newark.

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United Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1730+ hotels available in Newark. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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