There are 9 ways to get from Union Station to Times Square 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  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express

$120 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...

$16 - $65

7 alternative options

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$29 - $58

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Times Square 229.8 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$69 - $446

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  3 h 28 min

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

$116 - $503

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 30 min

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

$83 - $327

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark  •  3 h 26 min

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

$188 - $657

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Bryant Pk

$115 - $453

What companies run services between Union Station, DC, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Union Station to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Union Station to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $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 - $28
Schedules at
boltbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Schedules at
bestbus.com
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from Union Station to Times Square – 42nd Street / Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
washny.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Union Station and Times Square is 331 km. The road distance is 368 km.

The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Times Square is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Union Station to Times Square is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $120 - $340.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.