There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Ocean City by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point 203E

$30 - $66

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Train, night bus, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
  2. Take the night bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 905
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$102 - $261

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Ocean City 224.7 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Baltimore  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Baltimore (BWI) EWR - BWI

$205 - $602

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Salisbury, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$232 - $975

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, train, shuttle  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  3. Take a shuttle bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD

$244 - $749

Fly Newark to Norfolk, night bus, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  2. Take the night bus from Norfolk, Va to Salisbury, Md
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$203 - $626

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Ocean City is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Ocean City is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Newark and Ocean City is 174 miles. The road distance is 224.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Newark to Ocean City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Ocean City Transfer Point via Shore Transit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The nearest airport to Ocean City is Salisbury (SBY) Airport which is 23.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Baltimore (BWI) (104 miles), Philadelphia (PHL) (107.4 miles), Reagan Washington (DCA) (112.3 miles) and Washington Dulles (IAD) (135.3 miles).

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Map of how to get from Newark to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 173.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Newark to Ocean City via Salisbury, Md and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Newark to Ocean City 5 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
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
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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 Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Night bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Night bus from Norfolk, Va to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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