There are 10 ways to get from Newark to Bethesda by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 14 min

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

$125 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

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

$28 - $66

8 alternative options

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  5 h 47 min

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

$44 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Bethesda 218.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 10 min

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

$104 - $490

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station

$100 - $367

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$99 - $489

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$110 - $368

Fly Newark to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$177 - $651

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$145 - $496

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Bethesda is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Bethesda is to fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Newark and Bethesda is 198 miles. The road distance is 218.5 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Newark to Bethesda, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Bethesda, MD via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
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
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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
Greyhound USA
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
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Bethesda, MD
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com

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