There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Rutgers University by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Northeast Regional

$80 - $200

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Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$16 - $30

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$32 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Rutgers University 199.4 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 32 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 26 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

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI 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

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  4 h 17 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

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 29 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

$87 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Rutgers University is to train which costs $80 - $200 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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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 station and arriving at New Brunswick Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Washington and Rutgers University is 178 miles. The road distance is 199.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $80 - $200.

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The train from Washington Union Station to New Brunswick Amtrak takes 2 h 47 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Washington to Rutgers University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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Washington to Rutgers University train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Rutgers University is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $80 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $30 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Washington to Rutgers University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New Brunswick, NJ station.

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  • Distance: 177.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington to Rutgers University 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Rutgers University once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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 Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Book at
ourbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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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