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There are 11 ways to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  2h 26m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$77 - $325

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Union Station, Washington, DC Newark / ...

$22 - $57

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 20m

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

$78 - $263

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 35m

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

$116 - $329

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD

$98 - $519

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$102 - $516

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  4. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$103 - $244

Train  •  3h 59m

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

$43 - $133

Train via Landover  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Newark to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$48 - $132

Bus via Washington  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC OurBus

$31 - $50

Drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Drive from Newark to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 240.9 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which costs $75 - $330 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Washington Dulles Airport via Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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It is 181 miles from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). It is approximately 240.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs $40 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 2h 26m and costs $75 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $140 and takes 3h 59m, you could also bus, which costs $22 - $60 and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Union Station, Washington, DC.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 180.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

United Airlines flies from Elizabeth to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 39m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $350
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Newark to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Newark to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $120
Business Class Seat
$95 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Newark to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Newark to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Trenton to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Union Station, Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
boltbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark to Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4h 17m to drive from New Jersey to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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

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There are 177+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $100 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 14 min and costs $1 - $5.

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