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There are 8 ways to get from Trenton to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$75 - $200

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$21 - $65

6 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Trenton to Washington 175.1 miles

$17 - $25

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 33m

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

$176 - $481

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$118 - $521

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 54m

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

$79 - $495

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 51m

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

$93 - $374

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$279 - $752

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Washington is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Washington is to train which costs $75 - $200 and takes 2h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trenton Amtrak Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Trenton and Washington is 153 miles. The road distance is 175.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Washington without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs $75 - $200.

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The train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Trenton to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Trenton Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 2m.

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Trenton to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Washington is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Trenton to Washington.

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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Trenton to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2h 28m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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