There are 9 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  1 h 35 min

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

$104 - $481

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Bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc 2415 / ...

$19 - $67

7 alternative options

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 10 min

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

$100 - $350

Fly Newark to Baltimore, train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$175 - $639

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal, West 41st Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$79 - $461

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$84 - $334

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 3 min

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

$70 - $180

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 44 min

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

$121 - $332

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington 217.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington is to fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Washington is 197 miles. The road distance is 217.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $70 - $180.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington.
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  • Distance: 197.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

United Airlines flies from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$4 - $9
Business Seat
$6 - $11
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $140
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal, West 41st Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
newarkairportexpress.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.

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 Newark, Nj to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
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