How to travel from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC

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from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC

You can get from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC on Jun 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:01PMPenn Station3h27 10:28PMUnion Station
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10:22PMNewark Penn Station3h09 01:31AMUnion Station
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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Jersey City, NJ

distanceDistance201 miles (324 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $257 (€226) • 1 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVamoose Bus, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 201 miles (324 km) to Washington, DC from Jersey City, NJ. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vamoose Bus, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Jersey City, NJ and Washington, DC. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Jersey City, NJ and Washington, DC is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

Taking a ferry is about $43 (€38) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€38) for this journey.

Taking a ferry is about $257 (€226) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $257 (€226) for this trip.

A ferry is generally $220 (€194) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $220 (€194) from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC.

The quickest way to travel from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 13 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by train can take on average 2 h 45 min.

The distance from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC is approximately 201 miles (324 km).

The average frequency per day from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC is:

  • Around 9 buses per day.
  • Around 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Vamoose Bus for buses to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vamoose Bus Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $43 (€38).
    • Travel with United to go to Washington, DC by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find United Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $257 (€226).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $220 (€194).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 9 direct buses a day to Washington, DC with Vamoose Bus.
    • You can check for a direct train to Washington, DC with Amtrak or Amtrak with 21 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to Washington, DC tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Your trip from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC doesn't have to end in Washington, DC. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or London to your Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Washington, DC today!

    Before traveling from Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $43 (€38) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $257 (€226) one way for this journey.
    • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $220 (€194) one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Jersey City, NJ to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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