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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  •  3h 26m

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

$128 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Vienna/Fairfax, VA Manhattan-Vienna/Fairfax

$29 - $43

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Train, bus  •  5h 26m

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

$46 - $112

Bus, subway  •  7h 5m

  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

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Newark to Fairfax 237.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 15m

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

$105 - $489

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3h 40m

  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 Reagan Washington, subway  •  4h 6m

  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

$73 - $578

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4h 4m

  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 ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$87 - $457

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 24m

  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

$117 - $581

Train, train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA
  4. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$182 - $760

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

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Fairfax is to fly and subway which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark station to Fairfax. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Vienna/Fairfax, VA via Manhattan, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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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 3h 26m and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Newark to Fairfax, including transfers.

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Newark to Fairfax bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Manhattan, NY station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Fairfax is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Newark to Fairfax bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Vienna/Fairfax, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 212.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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 2h 38m. Alternatively, Go Buses operates a bus from Newark to Fairfax 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
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
16m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
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
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23m
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
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King Street Sta + Bus Bay B to University Dr & Main St
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Vienna/Fairfax, VA
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Website
gobuses.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
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Fairfax is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m 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 613+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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

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