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from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

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Dec 11
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Dec 14
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Travel Information between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $231
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€35) • 3 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $231 (€194) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRepublic Airlines, Vamoose Bus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 197 miles (318 km) from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Republic Airlines, Vamoose Bus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.

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How do I reach Washington, DC from Newark, NJ?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ?

The cheapest way to get from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€35) compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A train is $189 (€159) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC costing on average $231 (€194).

Taking a train is usually $9 (€8) less than taking a bus to Washington, DC, which costs on average $51 (€43) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC?

The fastest way from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 8 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 1 min.

What is the distance between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC?

You should expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km) between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC?

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

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Newark, NJ and in Washington, DC?

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

    Who can get me from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC?

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

    • Travel with Republic Airlines for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Republic Airlines Newark, NJ to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $231 (€194).
    • Vamoose Bus can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Vamoose Bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC for $51 (€43).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Washington, DC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Newark, NJ to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $42 (€35).
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers traveling from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC don't make Washington, DC their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Washington, DC are New York City, Paris or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Washington, DC to any of these top destinations today!
    When should I book a ticket from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC online to score the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $231 (€194) one way on average.
    • A bus ticket for this route is costing $51 (€43) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $42 (€35) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Newark, 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.