There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Rutgers University 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  •  3 h 1 min

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

$80 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ OurBus Intercity Prime

$16 - $30

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 34 min

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

$40 - $76

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 38 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 30 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 - $455

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall 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 26 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 41 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

$89 - $336

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 55 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Rutgers University once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h.

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 Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Metro Washington DC
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
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Rutgers University is 285 km. The road distance is 319 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Rutgers University is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $80 - $200.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at New Brunswick Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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 4 h.

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs five times a week.