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There are 9 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Newark

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport

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Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train

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

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark

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

Train via Bus Lanes

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York City

Bus via Union Station, Washington, DC

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY

Drive

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

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Newark (EWR) is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 199 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 14m. Services are operated by United Airlines. Typically 21 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 14m
Flight distance:
199 miles
Flights per week:
21
Cheapest price:
$158
Carbon emissions:
105 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:45
Last flight departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) flight schedules

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

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which takes 1h 14m and costs $120 - $400.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Newark Airport (EWR). However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Newark Airport (EWR) is 199 miles. The road distance is 219.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) without a car is to train via Bus Lanes which takes 3h 34m and costs $23 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which takes 1h 14m and costs $120 - $400. Alternatively, you can train via Bus Lanes, which costs $23 - $210 and takes 3h 34m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Newark Liberty International Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR).
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  • Distance: 199.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

United Airlines flies from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Union Station to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$210 - $300
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$210 - $300
First Class - Child
$210 - $300
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 Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $160
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.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 Washington to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR) is 219 miles. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Newark Airport (EWR).

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

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