There are 11 ways to get from Newark to Fairfax by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$128 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to New Carrollton, Md 2401
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station Orange

$32 - $73

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Train, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay D to University Dr & Main St 29K

$46 - $112

Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Vienna Ny2va

$42 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Fairfax 237.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$105 - $489

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

$119 - $578

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  3. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$99 - $362

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 15 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 EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  5. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$163 - $581

Fly Newark to Baltimore, subway  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station

$127 - $684

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 23 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  5. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$130 - $438

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Fairfax is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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

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The distance between Newark and Fairfax is 213 miles. The road distance is 237.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Fairfax without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Newark to Fairfax, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newark to Fairfax is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Fairfax is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Newark to Fairfax.

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

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There are 621+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 212.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Fairfax, VA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Fairfax hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, Best Bus operates a bus from Newark to Fairfax twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h.

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 18 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 New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to DUNN LORING MERRIFIELD station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay D to University Dr & Main St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bestbus.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 New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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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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