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There are 9 ways to get from New Jersey to Rockville by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$126 - $329

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Bus OurBus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC New Jersey - Washington, DC / ...

$19 - $41

7 alternative options

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  6 h 58 min

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

$38 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Rockville 219.2 miles

$21 - $35

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 54 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
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$73 - $452

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 38 min

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

$105 - $491

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 24 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

$101 - $368

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 8 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$88 - $320

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$220 - $863

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Rockville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Rockville is to train which costs $120 - $330 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Rockville. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Fleet St & Maryland Ave via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street and Bethesda Station & Bay E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Rockville is 163 miles. The road distance is 219.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Rockville without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from New Jersey to Rockville, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Rockville bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Rockville is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $120 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $45 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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New Jersey to Rockville bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Bethesda, MD station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Rockville.
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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Rockville hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Newark to Rockville 4 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station 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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Rockville is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from New Jersey to Rockville.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 628+ hotels available in Rockville. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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 $1 - $2.

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