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There are 9 ways to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2h 45m

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

$132 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan / ...

$20 - $69

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Trenton
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$42 - $74

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station 217 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$110 - $492

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, subway, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$79 - $460

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$106 - $369

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$93 - $341

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK

$205 - $675

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station is to train which costs $130 - $340 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at Frelinghuysen Ave At Victoria St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Union Station station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Newark Airport Railroad Station via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Union Station and Newark Liberty International Airport Station is 196 miles. The road distance is 217 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station, including transfers.

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Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs $130 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $70 and takes 5h 13m, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $500 and takes 2h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 195.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Union Station, DC, USA and Newark Liberty International Airport Station, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at NY Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station.

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

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There are 1942+ hotels available in Newark Liberty International Airport Station. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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