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There are 10 ways to get from Germantown to New York by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave

Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York

Drive

  1. Drive from Germantown to New York

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  4. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK, train

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK)
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark, train

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR)
  4. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA)

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark, train

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR)
  4. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK)
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

Germantown to New York by train

The train journey time between Germantown and New York is around 4h 39m and covers a distance of around 252 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 6m. Operated by Maryland Transit, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Germantown to New York train service departs from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arrives in Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station. Typically 30 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 19m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
4h 39m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 6m
Train distance:
252 miles
Trains per week:
30
Cheapest price:
$23
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:45
Last train departs at:
08:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Germantown to New York train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to New York is to bus which costs $23 - $45 and takes 6h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Germantown to New York is to train. Taking this option will cost $22 - $210 and takes 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Germantown to New York station. However, there are services departing from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arriving at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Germantown and New York is 205 miles. The road distance is 237.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to New York without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs $22 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Germantown to New York, including transfers.

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Germantown to New York train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from GERMANTOWN MARC eb station.

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The best way to get from Germantown to New York is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs $22 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $45 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Germantown to New York train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Germantown to New York.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and New York, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Germantown to New York via UNION STATION MARC Washington and Washington Union Station in around 3h 57m. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 27m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$35 - $45
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov

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