There are 9 ways to get from Jersey City to Washington by train, bus, car, subway 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  •  3 h 21 min

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

$123 - $333

Cheapest option

Bus Hola Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$23 - $24

7 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$28 - $68

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Washington 223.2 miles

$21 - $35

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$70 - $447

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$106 - $490

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$81 - $328

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$102 - $364

Fly Newark to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$179 - $646

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Jersey City to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Jersey City to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Port Authority NYNJ
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to Newark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jersey City and Washington is 325 km. The road distance is 357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Washington is to bus which costs $22 - $25 and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Washington is to train and fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $100 - $490.

No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Washington. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Newark Penn Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Washington. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Jersey City to Washington, including transfers.