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There are 8 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Metropark Amtrak Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Rahway to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$43 - $214

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Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia "Greyhound" / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-88 At Maplewood Ave 317

$22 - $44

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Train, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-88 At Maplewood Ave 317

$36 - $168

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant 203.2 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Long Branch
  3. Take the train from Long Branch to Bay Head

$138 - $523

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
  3. Take the train from Long Branch to Bay Head

$81 - $318

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
  4. Take the train from Long Branch to Bay Head

$80 - $372

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
  3. Take the train from Long Branch to Bay Head

$133 - $364

UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant by walk and train

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Point Pleasant is around 6h 47m and covers a distance of around 249 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 34m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Bay Head. Typically 66 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 47m
Fastest journey time:
4h 34m
Journey distance:
249 miles
Services per week:
66
Cheapest price:
$43
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant walk and train schedules

UNION STATION station → Point Pleasant
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Rt-88 At Maplewood Ave via Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to Point Pleasant. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Bay Head via Metropark, Rahway and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Point Pleasant is 178 miles. The road distance is 203.2 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant without a car is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs $40 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs $40 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $45 and takes 7h 34m.

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  • Distance: 177.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Point Pleasant, Ocean County, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant via Washington Union Station, Metropark Amtrak Station, Metropark, Rahway, and Long Branch in around 5h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant via Washington and Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St in around 7h 34m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
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 Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $190
First Class
$170 - $310
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $160
First Class
$130 - $260
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
3h 5m
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
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 Metropark Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$7 - $12
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Long Branch to Bay Head
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $4
Adult
$4 - $9
Train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
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
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-88 At Maplewood Ave
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Rt-88 At Maplewood Ave station.

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UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Long Branch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from UNION STATION station to Point Pleasant.

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

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