There are 12 ways to get from Washington to New Brunswick 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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 50 min

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

$119 - $343

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ OurBus Intercity Prime

$16 - $30

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 54 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 19 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 - $234

Bus, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$40 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Washington to New Brunswick 199.3 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$121 - $504

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 15 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

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  4 h 13 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

$117 - $381

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 37 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
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick

$194 - $661

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 26 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

$89 - $336

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick

$343 - $927

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to New Brunswick is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $110 - $350.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Washington to New Brunswick, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC and arriving at New Brunswick, NJ. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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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 h 54 min.

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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 h 22 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to New Brunswick once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. 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 Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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