There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2h 22m

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

$98 - $473

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Bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Newark Penn Station Newark / ...

$20 - $36

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Fly Washington Dulles to Newark  •  3h 6m

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

$118 - $418

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$104 - $439

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$126 - $441

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station

$128 - $544

Train via Bus Lanes  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela / ...

$39 - $127

Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport Northeast Regional

$60 - $130

Bus via New York, Ny  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...

$46 - $57

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) 216.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) is to bus which costs $20 - $40 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which costs $95 - $480 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Newark Airport (EWR). However, there are services departing from Union Station, Washington, DC and arriving at Terminal B via Bus Lanes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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The distance between Washington and Newark Airport (EWR) is 197 miles. The road distance is 216.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) without a car is to train via Bus Lanes which takes 2h 56m and costs $35 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR), including transfers.

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Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Union Station, Washington, DC.

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Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) is to fly which takes 2h 22m and costs $95 - $480. Alternatively, you can train via Bus Lanes, which costs $35 - $130 and takes 2h 56m, you could also bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 4h 41m.

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  • Distance: 197.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Newark Airport (EWR), USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Newark Liberty International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Newark Airport (EWR) is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Washington to Newark Airport (EWR).

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United Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1720+ hotels available in Newark Airport (EWR). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $3.

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