There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Somerset 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 50 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$131 - $358

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

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

$29 - $45

8 alternative options

Train, line 606 bus, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606
  3. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick

$87 - $215

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Somerset 201.8 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick

$133 - $519

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 21 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

$87 - $472

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark  •  4 h 19 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

$129 - $396

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 28 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

$99 - $349

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick

$209 - $675

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  4. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick

$312 - $942

Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Somerset is 176 miles. The road distance is 201.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Somerset without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Washington to Somerset, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Somerset is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 46 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 Somerset is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to drive from Washington to Somerset.

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

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There are 120+ hotels available in Somerset. Prices start at $80 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 .

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Map of how to get from Washington to Somerset.
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  • Distance: 176 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Somerset hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Somerset twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 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 Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
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
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 Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
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
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com

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