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

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Red Bank to Newark Penn Station North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$127 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Red Bank, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Shore Points / ...
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2909 / ...

$37 - $85

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Bus Focus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Asbury Park Transportation Ctr to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St 317
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Red Bank to Washington 211.3 miles

$20 - $30

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 40 min

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

$122 - $508

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 32 min

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

$76 - $458

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 46 min

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

$90 - $339

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 23 min

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

$118 - $382

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Red Bank to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD

$91 - $323

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Red Bank to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$246 - $653

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Red Bank to Washington is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Red Bank to Washington is to train and fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Red Bank to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Red Bank, NJ and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Red Bank to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Red Bank and arriving at Washington Union Station via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Red Bank and Washington is 188 miles. The road distance is 211.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Red Bank to Washington without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Red Bank to Washington, including transfers.

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Red Bank to Washington bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from Red Bank, NJ station.

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Red Bank to Washington train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Red Bank station.

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The best way to get from Red Bank to Washington is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $120 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Red Bank to Washington.
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  • Distance: 188.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Red Bank to Washington via Newark Penn Station in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Red Bank to Washington via New York, NY - Port Authority and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Red Bank to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Red Bank to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Red Bank to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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 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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Red Bank, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
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.

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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
gotobus.com

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Red Bank to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Red Bank to Washington is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Red Bank to Washington.

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

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There are 803+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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