There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Newark 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  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Acela Express

$120 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 40 min

  1. 2408 / ...

$18 - $65

7 alternative options

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Northbound

$25 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 219.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2 h 52 min

  1. DCA - EWR

$104 - $486

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. DCA - LGA

$98 - $485

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark  •  2 h 59 min

  1. BWI - EWR

$177 - $640

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3 h 39 min

  1. IAD - EWR

$100 - $363

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. DCA - JFK

$112 - $364

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, Eastern Shuttle operates a bus from Washington to Newark every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4 h. Hola Bus also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$40 - $45
First Class
$72
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington (Union Station) to Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Newark is 319 km. The road distance is 352 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Newark is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Newark is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $120 - $330.

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 39 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Newark, Nj. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak takes 2 h 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.