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There are 13 ways to get from Washington to New Brunswick by train, bus, car or plane

Select a route 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 42 min

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

$119 - $315

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ NY - DC Intercity

$16 - $30

11 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak Northeast Regional

$80 - $200

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional #2  •  3 h 11 min

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

$84 - $204

Bus, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA via Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$25 - $57

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Washington to New Brunswick 199.3 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  3 h 33 min

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

$121 - $504

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 19 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 New Brunswick

$75 - $457

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$117 - $381

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$87 - $334

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark  •  3 h 47 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

$194 - $661

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$200 - $671

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick

$198 - $491

Map of how to get from Washington to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 177 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to New Brunswick hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 hours 14 minutes. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to New Brunswick twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Avg. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Avg. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Avg. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Avg. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
ourbus.com

How far is it from Washington to New Brunswick?

The distance between Washington and New Brunswick is 283 km. The road distance is 319 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $24 and takes 3 hours 31 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick?

The quickest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick is to train which takes 2 hours 42 minutes and costs $240.

Is there a direct train between Washington and New Brunswick?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at New Brunswick Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 hours 46 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and New Brunswick?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC and arriving at New Brunswick, NJ. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.

How long does it take to get from Washington to New Brunswick?

It takes approximately 2 hours 42 minutes to get from Washington to New Brunswick, including transfers.