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Train Information from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ cover the 162 miles (262 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $29 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€45).

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Train between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ with Amtrak

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ from $29 (€23) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ.

Find the perfect Amtrak train from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Amtrak train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ. You can also check relevant travel information for the Amtrak train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Amtrak train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 162 miles (262 km) on this journey and your Amtrak Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train ticket can cost as little as $29 (€23) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Amtrak tickets from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Amtrak train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Baltimore to Newark

Train travel is easy and convenient between Baltimore, Maryland and Newark, New Jersey. With 25 to 39 departures daily, and trains that run on several different routes, there are many options when it comes to choosing a train from Baltimore to Newark. Trains run on five different routes between the two cities on weekdays and weekends, with departures generally every 35 to 40 minutes from early morning until late evening to accommodate commuters and tourists alike. There are no overnight trains for this route. Departures are somewhat irregular, given that there are four different routes running between Baltimore and Newark, but trains between the two cities depart at least twice per hour on weekdays, and at least once per hour on weekends, with the except of the early morning train on Saturday or Sunday. On weekends, the first train departs Baltimore at 3:55 a.m., and the second does not leave until 6:08 a.m.

Which train companies travel from Baltimore to Newark?

Amtrak offers frequent service between Baltimore and Newark, New Jersey. The train from Baltimore to Newark runs most frequently on the Amtrak Acela or Northeast Regional routes. The Acela route originates in Boston and runs down the coast to Washington, DC. It is the quickest train between Baltimore and Newark. The Northeast Regional route also begins in Boston, taking a slightly different route through Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, then through Virginia to Virginia Beach, with several stops in New Jersey. There are other routes that travel more infrequently, although still daily, between the two cities. The Vermonter runs daily between Washington, DC and St. Albans, in northern Vermont. The Silver Star (Silver Service/Palmetto) route runs from New York down south to Tampa and Miami. The Carolinian route travels from New York through to Charlotte.

How long is the train ride from Baltimore to Newark?

The train from Baltimore to Newark takes approximately 2 hours for a trip of about 185 miles (300 kilometers). The train from Baltimore to Newark is convenient and fast, and takes less time than it would to drive by car between the two cities. Baltimore and Newark are both centers for business and culture, and the trip is made frequently by business commuters as well as by tourists. The travel time varies by about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the specific route that is chosen, and the number of stops in between. The fastest service is offered on the Acela route at just under 2 hours.

How many trains are there from Baltimore to Newark?

There are up to 38 or 39 departures every day for trains from Baltimore to Newark from Monday to Friday, allowing for convenience in planning a trip. There are 25 departures on Saturday, and on Sundays, the number of daily trains is 29. Trains may operate on several routes, including the Vermonter and Silver Star, as well as the Northeast Regional and Acela routes, all of which run on separate schedules 7 days a week. The first departure each day, whether it is taken during the week or on weekends, departs at 3:55 a.m., and arrives in Newark, New Jersey at 6:20 a.m., and the last train leaves Baltimore for Newark at 10:25 p.m., arriving at 12:59 a.m. All trains from Baltimore to Newark, NJ run direct, with no transfers en route.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Baltimore to Newark?

Departure station: Penn Station in Baltimore features Amtrak WiFi, with an accessible elevator, restrooms, and ticket sales office. There are vending machines available for snacks and drinks, as well as a convenient ticket vending machine. Penn Station is located about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) from the city center. The station can be reached by various bus routes through downtown, including the 95, 103, CityLink Green and CityLink Silver. Buses run about every five minutes during the day. It is also accessible via light Rail link. Passengers are advised to arrive about 30 minutes before the train departure.

Arrival station: Newark, NJ Penn Station features an accessible elevator, restrooms, and ticket sales office. There are vending machines available for snacks and drinks along the way, and a ticket vending machine for convenience. The station is located just 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) (0.8 kilometers) from downtown Newark, a walkable distance in good weather. It is accessible via bus, a trip that should take less than 5 minutes on the No. 1 route. Passengers should arrive approximately 30 minutes before the train departure.

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Trains from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ trains for as little as $29 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train price to come in at an average of $56 (€45)  one way.
How far is Newark, NJ from Baltimore, MD by train?
The distance from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ by train is approximately 162 miles (262 km).
How long is a train to Newark, NJ from Baltimore, MD on average?
On average the Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train travel time is 2 h 37 min  for the 162 miles (262 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can take me between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ?
Take the Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Newark, NJ from Baltimore, MD as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ?
You can take the earliest train from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ at 11: 04 AM   or take the last train from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ leaving at 8: 36 PM. Look for the latest Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ is on average $56 (€45) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Baltimore, MD and Newark, NJ available a few months in advance.