Cheap Newark to Washington DC  train tickets

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How to buy cheap train tickets from Newark to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Newark to Washington is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newark to Washington was $149.63. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $63.33 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Newark to Washington DC ? What is the distance between Newark to Washington DC ?

The distance between Newark to Washington DC is 197.75 miles or 318.16 km. A train trip from Newark to Washington DC typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Washington faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Acela Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 37 minutes to get from Newark to Washington.

A train getaway to Washington clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Washington before you have to hop on the train back to Newark. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Washington. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Friday trains from Newark to Washington are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most frequent connections between Newark to Washington DC

Typically there are 47 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington. On the route to Washington 8 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Newark to Washington, usually offering 26 trips per day. 47 train trips per day are direct connections to Washington, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Newark to Washington DC, which start at $1.35.

Newark to Washington is served by 8 train carriers

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $233.09, and on average cost $275.16. Daily there are 15 Amtrak Acela Express schedules to Washington. Amtrak Acela Express in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Acela Express takes 2 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $265.35 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

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2h 44m
Avg. Price
$275.16

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $99.71, and on average cost $141.99. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Washington. Amtrak Carolinian in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $147.78 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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3h 5m
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$141.99

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $99.71, and on average cost $138.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Washington. Amtrak Cardinal in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $136.96 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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3h 5m
Avg. Price
$138.00

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $99.71, and on average cost $154.38. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Washington. Amtrak Crescent in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $173.47 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$154.38

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $66.02, and on average cost $147.89. Daily there are 26 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 28 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $159.21 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

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3h 14m
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$147.89

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $103.75, and on average cost $125.37. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Washington. Amtrak Palmetto in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $125.32 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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3h 15m
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$125.37

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $168.42, and on average cost $196.20. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Washington. Amtrak Silver Service in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 3 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $197.62 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 13m
Avg. Price
$196.20

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Newark to Washington DC start from $66.02, and on average cost $153.76. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Washington. Amtrak Vermonter in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Newark to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 3 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $177.48 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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Avg. Time
3h 7m
Avg. Price
$153.76

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Washington that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Newark serving this route is Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington from Newark., The busiest departure station in Newark serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station