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Newark to Washington DC bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||4h 15m|
|Trips per day||7|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How expensive are bus tickets from Newark to Washington, DC?
Is Newark to Washington, DC a good day-trip?
Is there a train that goes from Newark to DC?
Is it safe to travel by bus from Newark to Washington right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Newark to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.43 was the low point for bus fares from Newark to Washington. Buses from Washington DC to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.43 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $30.72 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Washington DC. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Newark?
How many buses are there each day?
There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Newark to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to Washington DC; ticket prices start at $53.06.
What bus companies travel from Newark to Washington DC?
Where does the bus leave from in Newark?
Most buses depart from the main station in Newark, New Jersey:
- Penn Station
- Raymond Plaza E btwn Edison Pl & Ferry St
Where does the bus arrive in Washington DC?
All buses from Newark arrive at one main station in Washington DC, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
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