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

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Train  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb Marc

$130 - $340

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Bus OurBus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Bethesda, MD Tysons- Rockville - NYC route

$21 - $42

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Bus Vamoose Bus  •  5h 43m

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

$39 - $57

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from New York to Germantown 238.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$72 - $454

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington, train  •  5h

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$86 - $335

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$124 - $511

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - 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
  5. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$117 - $461

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
  4. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$119 - $388

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - 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
  5. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb

$86 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Germantown is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Germantown is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Germantown. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Germantown Rd & Germantown Marc Park & Ride via Rockville Pike & Marinelli Rd and Lakeforest Transit Center & Odendhal Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Germantown. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at GERMANTOWN MARC wb via UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between New York and Germantown is 205 miles. The road distance is 238.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Germantown without a car is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from New York to Germantown, including transfers.

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New York to Germantown bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Germantown train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Germantown is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs $130 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5h 43m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Germantown.
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  • Distance: 205.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Germantown, MD, USA?

You can take a train from New York to Germantown via Washington Union Station and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 4h 35m. Alternatively, Vamoose Bus operates a bus from New York to Germantown hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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New York to Germantown bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Bethesda, MD station.

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New York to Germantown train services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at GERMANTOWN MARC wb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Germantown is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from New York to Germantown.

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

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There are 65+ hotels available in Germantown. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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