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|Fastest Train||2h 38m|
|Trains Per Day||19|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Washington 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 Washington DC to Newark?
In the last month, $53.74 was the average price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Newark, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $77.83 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Newark?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Washington DC 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 Thursday 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 Washington DC at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
How many trains per day run from Washington DC to Newark?
There are 19 scheduled trains on most days. 19 of these are direct connections to Newark. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
What train services are there from Washington DC to Newark?
There are 5 train lines with service from Washington DC to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 14 trains each day.
Where is the train station in Washington DC?
There is one train station in Washington DC:
- Union Station
Where is the train station in Newark?
Newark receives travelers from Washington DC at its two active train stations:
- Penn Station
- Newark Intl Airport
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