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from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

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

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To get from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC on Jul 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:00PMNewark, NJ4h30 08:30PMWashington, DC
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$581One-way
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04:00PMNewark, NJ4h30 08:30PMWashington, DC
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$581One-way
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04:00PMNewark, NJ4h30 08:30PMWashington, DC
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11:00AMNewark, NJ4h30 03:30PMWashington, DC
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$601One-way
11:00AMNewark, NJ4h30 03:30PMWashington, DC
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$601One-way

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Wed
Jul 28
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$48Greyhound
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Thu
Jul 29
$44Amtrak
$47Greyhound
$212American Airlines
Fri
Jul 30
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$43OurBus
$275United
Sat
Jul 31
$99Amtrak
$54Vamoose Bus
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Sun
Aug 1
$99Amtrak
$43OurBus
$286American Airlines
Mon
Aug 2
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$48Vamoose Bus
$212American Airlines
Tue
Aug 3
$44Amtrak
$50Vamoose Bus
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Wed
Aug 4
$44Amtrak
$50Vamoose Bus
$212American Airlines
Thu
Aug 5
$44Amtrak
$48Vamoose Bus
$212air wisconsin
Fri
Aug 6
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$43Vamoose Bus
$212American Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$33Amtrak
$49Vamoose Bus
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Sun
Aug 8
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$43OurBus
$147American Airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$95American Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$212American Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$43Amtrak
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$102American Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$73American Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
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$43Vamoose Bus
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Sat
Aug 14
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$147American Airlines
Sun
Aug 15
$43Amtrak
$43OurBus
$72American Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$125American Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$116American Airlines

Travel Information between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $182
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $43 (€34) • 3 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $182 (€145) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesgojet airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 197 miles (318 km) between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are gojet airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.

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

There are 3 ways to travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC including taking a flight, bus or train.

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.

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:

    Which travel operators can get me to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC:

    • You can travel by plane to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ with gojet airlines, and you can find gojet airlines Newark, NJ to Washington, DC tickets for $182 (€145) on Omio.
    • You can take a bus from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $45 (€36) with Greyhound from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $43 (€34) with Amtrak from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.
    Is there a way to travel directly from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC?

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

    • You can check for a direct bus to Washington, DC with Flixbus, Greyhound or Vamoose Bus.
    • You can find a direct train to Washington, DC with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    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.

    Where should I go next after I travel between Newark, NJ and Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Newark, NJ and Washington, DC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Washington, DC and any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I book my Newark, NJ to Washington, DC one way ticket online to get 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 trip is costing $182 (€145) one way on average.
    • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $45 (€36) one way.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $43 (€34) one way for this route.

    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.

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

    The cheapest way to go to Washington, DC from Newark, NJ is by taking a train, which costs on average $43 (€34).

    This is compared to other ways of getting to Washington, DC:

    A train is generally $140 (€111) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $182 (€145) from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC.

    Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€36) for this 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 9 min.

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

    In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 10 min   of travel time.

    In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 6 min.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Newark, NJ
    Washington, DC
    Pennsylvania Station (Newark NJ)
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