There are 11 ways to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 45 min

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

$132 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York Washington

$18 - $38

9 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station Northeast Corridor

$95 - $215

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Newark, Nj 2408 / ...

$35 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

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

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2 h 45 min

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

$110 - $492

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Newark (EWR) BWI - EWR

$182 - $646

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$79 - $462

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3 h 37 min

  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  •  3 h 55 min

  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

$91 - $339

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$203 - $673

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 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station is to train and fly which costs $180 - $650 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Frelinghuysen Ave At Victoria St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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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 2 h 45 min.

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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 2 h 45 min and costs $130 - $340.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min 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 Megabus, depart from Washington DC 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 2 h 45 min and costs $130 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 4 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $500 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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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: 2 h 45 min

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 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Station hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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 Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
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
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
boltbus.com

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