There are 10 ways to get from Piscataway to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$112 - $317

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$16 - $30

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$81 - $210

Train, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton to Jefferson Station
  3. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc

$32 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Piscataway to Washington 199.1 miles

$19 - $29

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$120 - $505

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$74 - $455

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$116 - $379

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$86 - $334

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$236 - $628

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Brunswick, NJ and arriving at Washington, DC. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Piscataway station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Edison Station and arriving at Washington Union Station via Metropark - Iselin Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Piscataway and Washington is 180 miles. The road distance is 199.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Piscataway to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Piscataway to Washington, including transfers.

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Piscataway to Washington bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New Brunswick, NJ station.

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Piscataway to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Piscataway to Washington is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 35 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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Piscataway to Washington bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Washington, DC station.

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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Piscataway, NJ, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Piscataway to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Piscataway to Washington twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Metropark - Iselin Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Edison Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Piscataway to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Piscataway to Washington is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Piscataway to Washington.

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

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There are 848+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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