How to travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

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from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

How to get from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Infobus
08:00AM4h35
Newark, NJ
12:35PMWashington, DC
$591One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Infobus
06:00AM4h35
Newark, NJ
10:35AMWashington, DC
$511One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
06:05AM1h19
Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
07:24AMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$3121One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Amtrak
02:37PM3h26
Newark Penn Station, Newark, NJ
06:03PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1321One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:41AM3h01
Newark Airport Amtrak, Newark, NJ
07:42AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1761One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:37AM3h05
Newark Penn Station, Newark, NJ
07:42AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1761One-way
0 transfers
Infobus
04:00AM4h45
Newark, NJ
08:45AMWashington, DC
$511One-way
0 transfers
Infobus
03:00AM4h45
Newark, NJ
07:45AMWashington, DC
$511One-way
0 transfers
Infobus
10:00PM4h35
Newark, NJ
02:35AMWashington, DC
$511One-way
0 transfers
United
02:51PM1h33
Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
04:24PMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$3121One-way
0 transfers
United
07:15PM1h30
Newark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
08:45PMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$3121One-way
0 transfers
United
06:00AM1h23
LaGuardia Airport, NY (LGA)
07:23AMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$3121One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$36 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€11) • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $211 (€182) • 1 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurBus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 197 miles (318 km) to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are OurBus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.

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FlixBus, Amtrak and Amtrak Acela will get you between Newark and Washington at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is the main travel 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 travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel 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 travel journey between Newark and Washington, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel from Newark to Washington.

        FAQs: Travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

        FAQs: Travel 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, NJ to Washington, DC.
        FAQs

        You can get between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC is a bus with an average price of $12 (€11).

        This is compared to other travel options from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $198 (€171) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $211 (€182).

        Taking a bus costs $24 (€21) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $36 (€31).

        The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 16 min.

        Other travel options to Washington, DC take longer:

        Getting to Washington, DC by bus takes 4 h 15 min on average.

        Train takes on average 2 h 44 min.

        Washington, DC is approximately 197 miles (318 km) away from Newark, NJ.

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

        • 7 buses a day.
        • 17 trains a day.

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

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

          The following travel companies offer services from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC:

          • OurBus, Greyhound, Vamoose Bus, Infobus or FlixBus can take you to Washington, DC by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Infobus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC for $12 (€11).
          • American Airlines, United, Republic Airlines or Mesa Airlines can take you to Washington, DC by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for United from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC for $211 (€182).
          • Amtrak or Amtrak Acela can take you to Washington, DC by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC for $36 (€31).

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

          • You can find 4 direct buses per day to Washington, DC with Greyhound or FlixBus.
          • You can check for a direct train to Washington, DC with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela with 17 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 trip.

          Omio customers who travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC often also extend their vacation to go to New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD or Boston, MA. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Washington, DC and these popular destinations at a great price.

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