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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. Marc

Cheapest option

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Southbound

$26 - $35

8 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 29 min

$26 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. 238.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway, line 100 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. EWR - DCA

$112 - $505

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway, line 100 bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. EWR - IAD

$108 - $382

Fly Newark to Baltimore, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. EWR - BWI

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 Amtrak and UNION STATION MARC Washington in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eastern Shuttle operates a bus from New York to Germantown once daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 5 h. Hola Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 32 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Maryland Transit Administration
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 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
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Rockville, MD
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Rockville, MD - 622 Hungerford Dr.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
holabus.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Transit Center & Bay B
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Maryland Transit Administration
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to SHADY GROVE & station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Germantown is 328 km. The road distance is 381 km.

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

The quickest way to get from New York to Germantown is to subway and fly and line 100 bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $70 - $460.

No, there is no direct train from New York 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 4 h 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Germantown. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - Penn Station and arriving at Germantown Transit Center & Bay B via N Washington St & Martins Ln and Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from New York to Germantown, including transfers.