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There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Reston by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$128 - $333

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Bus OurBus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC New Jersey - Washington, DC

$22 - $40

7 alternative options

Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington Newark

$23 - $42

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Reston 235.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$95 - $357

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 24 min

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

$105 - $490

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 38 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

$113 - $576

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, 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 Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  4. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$73 - $579

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  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 Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD

$82 - $435

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Reston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Reston is to fly which costs $95 - $360 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Reston. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T via E St Ne & Columbus Circle, Pennsylvania Ave Nw & 13Th St Nw and D St Sw & 7Th St Sw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Newark and Reston is 209 miles. The road distance is 235.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Reston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Newark to Reston, including transfers.

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Newark to Reston bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Reston is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $45 and takes 5 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs $95 - $360 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Newark to Reston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Washington station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Reston.
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  • Distance: 208.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to Reston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Newark to Reston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 29 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
22 min
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
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Boltbus

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Reston is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Newark to Reston.

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

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There are 267+ hotels available in Reston. Prices start at $69 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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