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There are 10 ways to get from Newark to Rockville by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 24m

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

$41 - $127

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington "Greyhound"

$31 - $44

8 alternative options

Bus via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD Peter Pan

$38 - $68

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Newark to Rockville 219.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 27m

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

$106 - $512

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$78 - $285

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York 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 ROCKVILLE station

$104 - $516

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$114 - $370

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Baltimore, subway  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Baltimore (BWI) LGA - BWI
  4. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  5. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station

$113 - $427

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station

$116 - $393

Newark to Rockville by train and subway

The journey time between Newark and Rockville is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 232 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Metro Washington DC, the Newark to Rockville service departs from Newark and arrives in ROCKVILLE station. Typically 148 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 58m
Fastest journey time:
3h 25m
Services per week:
148
Cheapest price:
$41
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
03:13
Last service departs at:
22:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Rockville train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cost-effective way to get from Newark to Rockville is to drive, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Rockville is to train which costs $40 - $130 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Rockville station. However, there are services departing from Bus Lanes and arriving at Rockville Station + Bus Bay G via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Rockville station. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at ROCKVILLE station via UNION STATION station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Newark and Rockville is 196 miles. The road distance is 219.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rockville without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs $40 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Newark to Rockville, including transfers.

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Newark to Rockville bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY station.

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Newark to Rockville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rockville is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs $40 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h.

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  • Distance: 196 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 39m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Washington 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark to Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Newark to Rockville bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Silver Spring Transit Center, Silver Spring, MD station.

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Newark to Rockville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Rockville is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Newark to Rockville.

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

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There are 403+ hotels available in Rockville. Prices start at $100 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 - $4.

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