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There are 9 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 7 min

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

$125 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC Washington - Newark, NJ Route / ...

$19 - $35

7 alternative options

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$36 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Bethesda 218.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$104 - $490

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 51 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 JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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

$111 - $366

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station 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 and subway which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark station to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Bethesda, MD via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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

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The best way to get from Newark to Bethesda without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Newark to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Newark to Bethesda bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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The best way to get from Newark to Bethesda is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $120 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $40 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Newark to Bethesda bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Bethesda, MD station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

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 38 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Newark to Bethesda once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Newark Penn Station 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
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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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Bethesda is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Newark to Bethesda.

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

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There are 876+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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