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There are 11 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 37m

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

$40 - $129

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Bus via New York  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave New York / ...

$24 - $39

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Train via Newark  •  3h 38m

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

$41 - $130

Bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Newark "Greyhound"

$31 - $47

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Avenel 205.4 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3h 58m

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

$119 - $526

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 52m

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

$79 - $285

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4h 46m

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

$105 - $516

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BWI - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Avenel

$113 - $371

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  5h 3m

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

$126 - $382

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Avenel

$116 - $391

UNION STATION station to Avenel by train

The train journey time between UNION STATION station and Avenel is around 4h 26m and covers a distance of around 205 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 57m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and NJ Transit, the UNION STATION station to Avenel train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Avenel. Typically 68 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 26m
Fastest train time:
2h 57m
Trains per week:
68
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:10
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Avenel train schedules

UNION STATION station → Avenel
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel is to train which costs $35 - $130 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Avenel. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Avenel via Metropark and Rahway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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It is 187 miles from UNION STATION station to Avenel. It is approximately 205.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs $35 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Avenel train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs $35 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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UNION STATION station to Avenel train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Metropark Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Avenel.
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  • Distance: 186.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Avenel, NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Metropark Amtrak Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 17m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Train operators
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 Washington Union Station to Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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 Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Avenel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Avenel
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Avenel is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from UNION STATION station to Avenel.

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

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There are 151+ hotels available in Avenel. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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