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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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Tue
Sep 28
$44Amtrak
$52Vamoose Bus
$242United
Wed
Sep 29
$55Amtrak
$47Vamoose Bus
$274United
Thu
Sep 30
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$34Vamoose Bus
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Fri
Oct 1
$55Amtrak
$43OurBus
$274gojet airlines
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Oct 2
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$49Vamoose Bus
$242American Airlines
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Oct 3
$43Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$72American Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$42Amtrak
$43Greyhound
$69Republic Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$44Amtrak
$48Greyhound
$129United
Wed
Oct 6
$42Amtrak
$20Greyhound
$112American Airlines
Thu
Oct 7
$42Amtrak
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$112Republic Airlines
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Oct 8
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$43OurBus
$242American Airlines
Sat
Oct 9
$33Amtrak
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$103American Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
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$43Vamoose Bus
$103American Airlines
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Oct 11
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$43OurBus
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Tue
Oct 12
$42Amtrak
$43Greyhound
$69Republic Airlines
Wed
Oct 13
$33Amtrak
$43Vamoose Bus
$103American Airlines
Thu
Oct 14
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$43Vamoose Bus
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Fri
Oct 15
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$45Greyhound
$89Republic Airlines
Sat
Oct 16
$43Amtrak
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Sun
Oct 17
$42Amtrak
$51Greyhound
$60American Airlines

Travel Information to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $274
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€34) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $274 (€219) • 1 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRepublic Airlines, Vamoose Bus or Amtrak

Travel 197 miles (318 km) by flight, bus 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 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Republic Airlines, Vamoose Bus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.

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FAQs
How do I get from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ?

There are 3 travel options from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $43 (€34) compared to other travel options to Newark, NJ:

A bus is generally $231 (€184) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $274 (€219) from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ costing on average $55 (€44).

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

The fastest way to get to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 11 min.

Other travel options to Newark, NJ can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Newark, NJ by bus can take on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 55 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day 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 between Washington, DC and Newark, NJ as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC, what are the departure and arrival points in Washington, DC and Newark, NJ?

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

    Which travel companies can take me 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 take a flight from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ with Republic Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $274 (€219) with Republic Airlines from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.
    • You can go to Newark, NJ from Washington, DC by bus with Vamoose Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $43 (€34) with Vamoose Bus from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ on Omio.
    • You can take a train from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€44) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ.
    Can I find a direct route from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ?

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

    • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Newark, NJ with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to Newark, NJ 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.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ?
    Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ don't make Newark, NJ their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Newark, NJ are Rome, Paris or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Newark, NJ to any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I buy my Washington, DC to Newark, NJ one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket costs $274 (€219) one way on average for this route.
    • A bus ticket is costing on average $43 (€34) one way for this journey.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $55 (€44) one way for this journey.

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