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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Newark?

Lowest Price$46.74
Fastest Train1h 56m
Trains Per Day46
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Newark 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 train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to Newark?

In the last month, $89.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $76.91 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Newark?

The distance between Baltimore and Newark is approximately 163 miles, or 263 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 56 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Baltimore to Newark are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Baltimore to Newark?

There are 46 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Baltimore to Newark.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Newark for $21.37.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Newark?

There are 6 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 33 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 24m$116.98
Amtrak Acela82h 7m$203.36
Amtrak Carolinian12h 23m$121.64
Amtrak Northeast Regional332h 29m$89.01
Amtrak Palmetto22h 29m$102.83
Amtrak Vermonter22h 19m$88.67

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Newark:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Baltimore at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Baltimore, MD to Newark, NJ
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
August 15, 2020Solo travel
The room and quietness
Fix speaker a little
Get comfy!
August 12, 2019Vacation
Staff nice, space clean and comfy. Possibility to charge the phone
June 23, 2019Visiting family
Spacious seat, not crowded.
Toilets were clean but a bit smelly.
June 18, 2019Visiting family
I loved the comfort of the train as opposed to flying. I could carry my own hot coffee canteen and an ice filled water bottle without having to pitch it before going through "security" at the airport. I had more room and was able to truly enjoy watching a movie on my ...More
Talking to other travelers who were waiting for our "late" train, it seems like lateness is commonplace for Amtrak. Things happen and it probably couldn't have been helped (we were told "track issues"), but when my daughter picked me up in Newark we almost didn't make ...More
All in all, it was a good experience and I hope to continue using this mode of transportation
June 15, 2019Visiting friends
fine .

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