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

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$127 - $334

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Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Newark Washington

$19 - $31

7 alternative options

Bus Eastern Bus  •  5 h 41 min

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

$27 - $32

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Summit 221.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Summit

$107 - $494

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 15 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 Summit

$73 - $455

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 Summit

$87 - $334

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 32 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
  3. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Summit

$103 - $371

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Summit

$182 - $637

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Summit is to bus which costs $19 - $35 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Summit is to train which costs $120 - $340 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Summit. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Broad St At Chestnut Ave via Bus Lanes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Washington and Summit is 191 miles. The road distance is 221.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Summit without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $120 - $340.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Washington to Summit, including transfers.

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Washington to Summit bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Washington station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Summit is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $120 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $35 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Washington to Summit bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Newark station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Summit.
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  • Distance: 190.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Summit hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $330 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Washington to Summit twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 15 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 26 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.

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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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Summit
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Summit
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Boltbus
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Summit is 222 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Washington to Summit.

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

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There are 214+ hotels available in Summit. Prices start at $79 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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