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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union

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Bus via New York City

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Washington DC

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Howard University

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles

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

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

New York to Howard University by bus and walk

The journey time between New York and Howard University is around 4h 58m and covers a distance of around 232 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 32m. Operated by FlixBus-us and Metro Washington DC, the New York to Howard University service departs from New York City and arrives in Howard University. Typically 99 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 47m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
4h 58m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 32m
Journey distance:
232 miles
Services per week:
99
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Howard University bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Howard University is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Howard University is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from New York to Howard University is to bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Howard University is to train and fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Howard University. However, there are services departing from New York 6th Ave and arriving at Florida Ave Nw & Georgia Ave Nw via Massachusetts Ave Ne & First St Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Howard University station. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at SHAW station via UNION STATION station and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between New York and Howard University is 204 miles. The road distance is 226.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Howard University without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $22 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from New York to Howard University, including transfers.

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New York to Howard University bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from New York 6th Ave station.

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New York to Howard University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Howard University is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $22 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 41m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Howard University.
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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Howard University, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.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 6m.

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New York to Howard University bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Washington Union station.

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New York to Howard University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Howard University is 226 miles. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from New York to Howard University.

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

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