There are 9 ways to get from New Jersey to Bethesda 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 13 min

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

$125 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$28 - $70

7 alternative options

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD

$44 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Bethesda 218.5 miles

$21 - $35

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 40 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
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$72 - $451

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$104 - $490

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 5 min

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

$100 - $367

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4 h 10 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
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$83 - $332

Fly Newark to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 8 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

$177 - $651

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Bethesda is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Bethesda is to train which costs $120 - $330 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Bethesda is 163 miles. The road distance is 218.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from New Jersey to Bethesda, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Bethesda, MD via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Bethesda without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $120 - $330.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 163.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Vamoose Bus operates a bus from Newark to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
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

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Bus operators
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.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 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

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