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Cheapest price€43.95
Shortest Duration3h 0m
Trips per day47
train carriers8
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How to book cheap Newark to Washington DC train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Newark to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Newark to Washington were €99.60. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average €42.15 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Newark to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Newark to Washington by train is at 15:00 on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 04:00 on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Northeast Regional from Newark to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 47 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Newark to Washington, with an average of 26 trips per day and 530 monthly trips. 8 train carriers currently travel from Newark to Washington. Of the 47 trips there are 47 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Newark to Washington DC starts at €0.90.

8 carriers offer Newark to Washington train trips

Amtrak Acela Express

Book Amtrak Acela Express from Newark to Washington from €155.16. There are 15 Amtrak Acela Express schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €183.16 for a Amtrak Acela Express ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Acela Express departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Newark to Washington takes 2 hours and 44 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay €176.63 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
2h 44m
Avg. Price
€183.16

Amtrak Carolinian

Book Amtrak Carolinian from Newark to Washington from €66.37. There are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €94.51 for a Amtrak Carolinian ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Carolinian departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Carolinian arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Carolinian from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Carolinian trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Carolinian offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €98.37 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 5m
Avg. Price
€94.51

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from Newark to Washington from €66.37. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €91.86 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Cardinal departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 5 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Cardinal trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €91.17 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 5m
Avg. Price
€91.86

Amtrak Crescent

Book Amtrak Crescent from Newark to Washington from €66.37. There are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €102.76 for a Amtrak Crescent ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Crescent departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Crescent arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Crescent from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Crescent trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Crescent offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €115.47 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
€102.76

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Book Amtrak Northeast Regional from Newark to Washington from €43.95. There are 26 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €98.44 for a Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs to Washington from Penn Station and 1 other station. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 28 trips per day and you could expect to pay €105.97 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 14m
Avg. Price
€98.44

Amtrak Palmetto

Book Amtrak Palmetto from Newark to Washington from €69.06. There are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €83.45 for a Amtrak Palmetto ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Palmetto departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Palmetto arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Palmetto from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Palmetto trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Palmetto offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €83.42 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 15m
Avg. Price
€83.45

Amtrak Silver Service

Book Amtrak Silver Service from Newark to Washington from €112.11. There are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €130.60 for a Amtrak Silver Service ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Silver Service departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Silver Service arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Silver Service from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Silver Service trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €131.54 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 13m
Avg. Price
€130.60

Amtrak Vermonter

Book Amtrak Vermonter from Newark to Washington from €43.95. There are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules from Newark to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €102.35 for a Amtrak Vermonter ticket to Washington. In Newark, Amtrak Vermonter departs to Washington from Penn Station and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak Vermonter arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Vermonter from Newark to Washington takes 3 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Vermonter trip will get you to Washington in 3 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Vermonter offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €118.13 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
3h 7m
Avg. Price
€102.35

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Newark. Most train trips to Washington will depart from Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
train trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Union Station are the main train stations in Washington for trips arriving from Newark.
  • Union Station