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

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$127 - $330

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc 2415 / ...

$29 - $70

8 alternative options

Train, subway  •  3 h 34 min

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

$86 - $203

Bus Lacubanabus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Arlington, VA Direct route

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Arlington 223.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$104 - $488

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$72 - $449

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$98 - $362

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 54 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

$84 - $328

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$193 - $483

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Arlington. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Arlington, VA via Union City, NJ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Arlington is 167 miles. The road distance is 223.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Arlington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from New Jersey to Arlington, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Arlington bus services, operated by , depart from Union City, NJ station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Arlington is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 2 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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New Jersey to Arlington bus services, operated by , arrive at Arlington, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Arlington is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from New Jersey to Arlington.

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

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Arlington.
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  • Distance: 166.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Arlington, VA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Arlington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Arlington hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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 Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
bus
Bus from Union City, NJ to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs .

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