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

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Train  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$30 - $110

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Bus, train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA Wdc
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

$18 - $92

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Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Philadelphia "Greyhound" / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal 409

$22 - $42

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Trenton 171.2 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  3h 56m

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

$137 - $397

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station

$99 - $369

Fly Washington Dulles to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station

$144 - $633

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

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

$106 - $403

UNION STATION station to Trenton by walk and train

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Trenton is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 166 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 10m. Operated by Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the UNION STATION station to Trenton service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in Trenton Amtrak Station. Typically 142 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 29m
Fastest journey time:
2h 10m
Journey distance:
166 miles
Services per week:
142
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:45
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Trenton walk and train schedules

UNION STATION station → Trenton
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Trenton is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Trenton is to train which costs $30 - $110 and takes 2h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal via Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Trenton is 152 miles. The road distance is 171.2 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Trenton without a car is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs $30 - $110.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Trenton is to train which takes 2h 32m and costs $30 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $45 and takes 6h 19m.

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  • Distance: 151.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Trenton via Washington and Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St in around 6h 19m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
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 Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$85 - $160
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Book at
megabus.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 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $6

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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UNION STATION station to Trenton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Trenton is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from UNION STATION station to Trenton.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Trenton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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