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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Matawan by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan North Jersey Coast Line

$128 - $334

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# 131 / ...

$23 - $75

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Rt-34# 131 / ...

$26 - $33

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Washington to Matawan 202.6 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$121 - $505

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$75 - $455

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4h 39m

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

$89 - $336

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$117 - $382

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 52m

  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
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$202 - $673

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan

$245 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Matawan is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Matawan is to train which costs $120 - $340 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Main St At Rt-34# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Aberdeen-Matawan via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Washington and Matawan is 184 miles. The road distance is 202.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Matawan without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Washington to Matawan, including transfers.

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Washington to Matawan bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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Washington to Matawan train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Matawan is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $35 and takes 5h 53m.

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  • Distance: 183.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Matawan, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Matawan via Newark Penn Station in around 3h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Matawan via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5h 53m.

Airlines
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
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Rt-34#
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St#
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

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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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Washington to Matawan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Rt-34# station.

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Washington to Matawan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Aberdeen-Matawan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Matawan is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Washington to Matawan.

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

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There are 101+ hotels available in Matawan. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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