There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Newark  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$103 - $480

Cheapest option

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound

$28 - $33

6 alternative options

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$114 - $569

Fly to New York JFK  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK

$123 - $441

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 45 min

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

$125 - $336

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$86 - $209

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Newark, Nj 2408 / ...

$30 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark 223.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark is to fly which costs $100 - $480 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Newark is 202 miles. The road distance is 223.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark is to fly which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $100 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $340 and takes 3 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs $27 - $35 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark.
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  • Distance: 201.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Newark, NJ, USA?

United Airlines flies from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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 New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.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 Washington, Dc to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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