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There are 8 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  1h 55m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$106 - $484

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Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington Newark

$20 - $37

6 alternative options

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  2h 58m

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

$100 - $350

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$84 - $466

Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional

$60 - $130

Train via Newark Penn Station  •  3h 21m

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

$36 - $132

Bus via New York, Ny  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2415 / ...

$23 - $52

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station 215.6 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station is to bus which costs $19 - $40 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station is to fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at Washington via Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Liberty International Airport and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Union Station is 196 miles. The road distance is 215.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs $60 - $130.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Newark station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Newark Liberty International Airport station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station is to fly which takes 1h 55m and costs $100 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 3h 7m, you could also bus, which costs $19 - $40 and takes 5h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station.
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  • Distance: 195.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Union Station, DC, USA?

United Airlines flies from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 7m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
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 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $170
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
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 Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Washington station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Union Station.

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

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