Newark, DE to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Newark, DE to Washington, DC

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11:18PMNewark, DE1h35 12:53AMWashington, DC
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521One-way

Train schedule from Newark, DE to Washington, DC

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Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

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1 h 35 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

141 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Newark, DE for Washington, DC every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
11:18PMNewark, DE1h35 12:53AMWashington, DC
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521One-way

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Overview: Train from Newark, DE to Washington, DC

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Newark, DE to Washington, DC cover the 87 miles (141 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 35 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€23).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Newark, DE to Washington, DC trains

Travel to Washington, DC from Newark, DE from $17 (€15) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak and Amtrak Acela! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Washington, DC from Newark, DE, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Newark, DE to Washington, DC with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 6 min
  • Average Price: $17
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train from Newark, DE to Washington, DC. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

    Trains from Newark to Washington D.C.

    Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia is the capital of the United States and is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Newark, Delaware. Several modes of transport are available from Newark to Washington, D.C., such as road, air, and train. Amtrak train company operates three trains from Newark to Washington D.C. daily. The earliest train from Newark to Washington D.C. departs at 8:45 a.m. while the latest one departs at 8:05 p.m. It takes Amtrak trains from Newark to Washington D.C. around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach their destination. The fastest train can take around 1 hour 25 minutes while the slowest one around 1 hour 40 minutes. The frequency of trains from Newark to Washington D.C. is three trains daily; but passengers have the option to travel in the morning, afternoon or the evening.

    Which train companies travel from Newark to Washington D.C?

    Currently, Amtrak is the only train company that operates on the Newark - Washington, D.C. route. This company operates three trains daily from Newark to Washington, D.C., giving passengers the flexibility of choosing whether to travel by the morning train, the afternoon train, or the evening train from Newark to Washington D.C. Amtrak is one of the leading providers of rail travel across America and parts of Canada. Nearly 87,000 passengers make use of one of their 300 services each day. Their modern rolling stock feature WiFi, comfortable seating and can reach speeds of up to 150 mph (240 kph) to ensure passengers arrive at their destination in good time.

    How long is the train ride from Newark to Washington?

    The distance between Newark, DE, and Washington, D.C. is approximately 100 miles (160 kilometers). It takes an Amtrak train from Newark to Washington D.C. about 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach its destination. The fastest train can take around 1 hour 25 minutes while the slowest one around 1 hour 40 minutes. Relative to road transport, a journey by train from Newark to Washington, D.C. is considered both economical and convenient as some roads between these two cities have tolls.

    How many trains are there from Newark to Washington?

    The only company which operates train services from Newark to Washington, D.C. is Amtrak and it operates three trains daily. The first train departs at around 8:45 a.m. the second one at around 5:00 p.m. and the last one at around 8:00 p.m. While the frequency of the trains operated by Amtrak from Newark to Washington, D.C. daily is limited to three, passengers have the flexibility of choosing whether to travel in the morning, in the afternoon, or the evening. Passengers who plan their journeys by train from Newark to Washington, D.C. can book a train from Amtrak's website. The departure frequency continues into the weekend, so whichever day passengers decide to travel, they're sure to find a departure that fits their needs.

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

    Departure station: All trains to Washington depart from Newark, DE (NRK) train station. This station is just over a mile (1.1 kilometers) from Newark, DE city center. This distance is equivalent to about 25 minutes of walking. Passengers who prefer not to walk can access the train station from the city center by taxi or by riding a bicycle. When riding a taxi, it takes about five minutes to access the train station from the city center while it takes about ten minutes for cyclists. Due to the station's proximity to the city center, public transport means such as buses or trains are not available. Other than a platform with shelter for passengers, Newark, DE (NRK) train station has no other facilities.

    Arrival station: Trains from Newark to Washington, D.C. terminate at the Washington, DC - Union Station (WAS). This station is about one and a half miles from Washington, D.C. city center. It takes about ten minutes to travel to the city center from the train station by car and about 15 minutes by train. Unlike Newark, DE (NRK) train station, Washington, DC - Union Station (WAS) have ample facilities to amuse a passenger. The station is built with a waiting room, it has ATMs, payphones, restrooms, vending machines, and Amtrak WiFi is available. Union Station has 18 platforms with 22 tracks. Passengers can also access the Washington metro from the station to easily organize onward travel.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Newark, DE to Washington, DC

    Travel by train to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Newark, DE to Washington, DC.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Newark, DE and Washington, DC for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€15)  one way.
    The train price from Newark, DE to Washington, DC is on average $26 (€23)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The train distance from Newark, DE to Washington, DC is around 87 miles (141 km).
    On average the Newark, DE to Washington, DC train time is 1 h 35 min  covering the 87 miles (141 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Take the Newark, DE to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Newark, DE and Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 17 trains a day from Newark, DE to Washington, DC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Newark, DE to Washington, DC leaves at 9: 04 PM. The last train departing from Newark, DE to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 18 PM. You can find the latest Newark, DE to Washington, DC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Newark, DE to Washington, DC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€23) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Newark, DE to Washington, DC a few months in advance.

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