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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Spring Lake by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$134 - $345

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-71 At Mercer Ave 317

$28 - $69

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Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Rt-71 At Mercer Ave 317

$108 - $278

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Spring Lake, NJ Shore Points:From PABT

$37 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Spring Lake 207.3 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$127 - $516

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 19 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 Long Branch

$81 - $468

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$95 - $347

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
  5. Take the train from Long Branch to Spring Lake

$96 - $334

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch

$251 - $661

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Spring Lake is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Spring Lake is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Spring Lake. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at Spring Lake, NJ via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Spring Lake. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Spring Lake via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Washington and Spring Lake is 183 miles. The road distance is 207.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Spring Lake without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Washington to Spring Lake, including transfers.

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Washington to Spring Lake bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Washington to Spring Lake train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Spring Lake is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $130 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Spring Lake.
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Washington to Spring Lake via Newark Penn Station and Long Branch in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Spring Lake via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
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.

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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
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Long Branch to Spring Lake
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
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
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Spring Lake, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com

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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 Spring Lake bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Spring Lake, NJ station.

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Washington to Spring Lake train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Long Branch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Spring Lake is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Washington to Spring Lake.

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

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There are 110+ hotels available in Spring Lake. Prices start at $65 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 - $4.

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