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

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$163 - $379

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal 2906 / ...

$40 - $94

7 alternative options

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC

$43 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Short Hills 222 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark  •  2 h 45 min

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

$153 - $548

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  3 h 36 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

$149 - $425

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 16 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 Millburn

$87 - $472

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Millburn

$101 - $351

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Millburn

$214 - $688

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Short Hills is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Short Hills is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Washington and Short Hills is 194 miles. The road distance is 222 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Short Hills without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $160 - $380.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Washington to Short Hills, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Short Hills is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $160 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 5 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $550 and takes 2 h 45 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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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Short Hills is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Washington to Short Hills.

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

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There are 370+ hotels available in Short Hills. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Short Hills.
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  • Distance: 193.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Short Hills hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Eastern Bus operates a bus from Washington to Short Hills every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
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
NJ Transit
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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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 - $4.

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