Travel from Washington to Newark

Train, bus or fly from Washington to Newark?

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 Newark

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 Washington DC bus to New York Penn Station then train to Newark Penn Station. 4 h 55 min $29. From Washington drive to Newark. 3 h 51 min $26. From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Newark. 2 h 56 min $245. From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Woodside, train to New York Penn Station, then train to Newark. 3 h 29 min $240. From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York JFK airport, train to Jamaica, train to New York Penn Station, then train to Newark. 3 h 42 min $150. From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Wiehle-Reston East Station, bus to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Newark. 3 h 44 min $152. From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Newark airport, then line 62 bus to Newark. 3 h 6 min $381.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Newark?

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