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There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Metuchen 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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$118 - $314

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Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$18 - $33

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 29 min

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

$85 - $205

Bus, train  •  5 h 34 min

  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 Metuchen

$32 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Metuchen 202.4 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 22 min

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

$120 - $503

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 8 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 Metuchen

$74 - $456

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  4 h 6 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

$116 - $380

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$88 - $335

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 23 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 New York Penn Station to Metuchen

$201 - $672

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak

$236 - $626

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Metuchen is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Metuchen is to train which costs $110 - $320 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Metuchen station. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station via Somerset St At George St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Metuchen. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Metuchen via Metropark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Washington and Metuchen is 183 miles. The road distance is 202.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Metuchen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $110 - $320.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Washington to Metuchen, including transfers.

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Washington to Metuchen bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Metuchen is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Metuchen.
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  • Distance: 183.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Metuchen hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Metuchen twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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 Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $170
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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 Metuchen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
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 1 h 14 min.

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Washington to Metuchen bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New Brunswick, NJ station.

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Washington to Metuchen train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Metuchen is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Washington to Metuchen.

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

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There are 136+ hotels available in Metuchen. 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 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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