How to travel from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ

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from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ

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

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To get from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ on May 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMWashington, DC4h40 03:10PMNewark, NJ
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Travel Information to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $218
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€40) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $218 (€196) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 197 miles (318 km) by bus, flight or train between Washington, DC and Newark, NJ. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.

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

The cheapest way to go to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC is by taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Newark, NJ:

A bus is $173 (€156) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ costing on average $218 (€196).

Taking a bus is usually $68 (€61) less than taking a train to Newark, NJ, which costs on average $112 (€101) for the same trip.

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

There are alternative travel options to Newark, NJ that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 51 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 197 miles (318 km) from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.

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

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€40) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.
    • You can travel by plane between Washington, DC and Newark, NJ with United, and you can find United Washington, DC to Newark, NJ tickets for $218 (€196) on Omio.
    • You can go to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $112 (€101) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ on Omio.
    Looking to extend your trip from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ? Many Omio customers who go from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Rome, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore Rome, Paris or London from Newark, NJ, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    When planning your trip from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing $45 (€40) one way on average.
    • Plane tickets are costing $218 (€196) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $112 (€101) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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