There are 10 ways to get from Madison 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  •  4 h 2 min

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

$125 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington Newark

$21 - $38

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Madison to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$28 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Washington 225.9 miles

$22 - $35

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 59 min

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

$73 - $455

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Madison to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$107 - $496

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 19 min

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

$84 - $336

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Madison to Newark Broad St
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$103 - $370

Train to Newark, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$180 - $657

Train, train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Madison to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$181 - $650

Questions & Answers

The distance between Madison and Washington is 305 km. The road distance is 361 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Washington is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Madison to Washington is to train and fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $100 - $500.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Madison to Washington, including transfers.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Madison to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Madison to Washington twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 44 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Madison to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Madison to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
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
Boltbus

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