There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Matawan by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 44 min

  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 Greyhound USA  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# 131 / ...

$23 - $75

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 46 min

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

$89 - $216

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Rt-34# 131 / ...

$26 - $33

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Matawan 202.6 miles

$19 - $29

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

  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  •  4 h 45 min

  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 - $457

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 1 min

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

$194 - $662

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 48 min

  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

$87 - $334

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  4 h 39 min

  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

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 43 min

  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 3 h 43 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Matawan. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Main St At Rt-34# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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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 3 h 44 min.

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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 3 h 44 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min 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 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 3 h 44 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $35 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Washington to Matawan.
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  • Distance: 183.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Matawan via New York, NY - Penn Station and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 54 min.

Airlines
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 Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
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
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Rahway
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St#
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.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
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com

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