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Newark-Washington DC Coach Timetable
Newark to Washington DC coach - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||4h 15m|
|Trips per day||7|
Newark to Washington DC Route Map
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 coach 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Newark to Washington DC?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £27.78 was the low point for coach fares from Newark to Washington. Coaches from Washington DC to Newark are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £27.78 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £6.52 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach usually takes around 6 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 198 miles (318 kilometers) from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Washington DC, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Newark?
The first coach leaves at 10:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Newark to Washington DC, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Newark to Washington DC every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Newark to Washington DC; ticket prices start at £30.60.
What coach companies travel from Newark to Washington DC?
Where does the coach leave from in Newark?
Newark, New Jersey has two coach stations with service to Washington, District of Columbia:
- Penn Station
- Raymond Plaza E btwn Edison Pl & Ferry St
Where does the coach arrive in Washington DC?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Washington, District of Columbia:
- Union Station
- Stadium-Armory + Bus Bay H
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