Travel from Washington to New-Jersey

Train, bus or fly from Washington to New Jersey?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Washington to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route once daily.

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How to get from Washington to New Jersey

ModeDurationPrice
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to Newark Penn Station Amtrak.2 h 30 min$245
From Washington bus to Newark.4 h 15 min$22
From FEDERAL TRIANGLE station subway to New Carrollton, MD then bus to Newark, NJ.7 h 2 min$53
From Washington drive to Newark.3 h 51 min$26
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, subway to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.3 h 31 min$235
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.3 h$245
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, train to Penn Station, walk to 33rd Street, then train to Jersey City.3 h 53 min$144
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Elizabeth.3 h 13 min$381
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Philadelphia airport, train to University City, walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, then train to Trenton.3 h 51 min$311

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

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

Is there a direct train between Washington and New Jersey?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Newark Penn Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and New Jersey?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Newark. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

Operators from Washington to New Jersey

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
Boltbus+1 1-877-265-8287Boltbus
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
NJ TransitNJ Transit
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Long Island Rail RoadLong Island Rail Road
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle
SEPTASEPTA
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak