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Greensburg-Newark Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Greensburg to Newark. Traveling by train from Greensburg to Newark usually takes around 10 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Pennsylvanian train can make the trip in 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance283 mi (456 km)
Fastest train8h 20m
Lowest price$95.84
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Greensburg to Newark during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Greensburg to Newark?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Greensburg to Newark. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Greensburg to Newark?

The distance between Greensburg and Newark is approximately 283 miles, or 456 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Greensburg to Newark are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Wednesday 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 Greensburg at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00am. 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 Greensburg to Newark?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Greensburg to Newark. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Greensburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Greensburg to Newark for $79.86.

Which train should you take from Greensburg to Newark?

2 train services operate from Greensburg, Pennsylvania to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak311h 0m$172.01
Amtrak Pennsylvanian18h 21m$142.38

Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Greensburg to Newark every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $81.

Amtrak Pennsylvanian train tickets from Greensburg to Newark start from $96, and on average cost $142. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Pennsylvanian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Pennsylvanian in Greensburg leaves from Harrison Ave and Seton Hill Dr, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Greensburg to Newark train travel on Amtrak Pennsylvanian takes 8 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak Pennsylvanian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Pennsylvanian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $146 for a one-way weekend reservation from Greensburg.

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