Cheap Washington DC to Newark  train tickets

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington to Newark 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 Washington to Newark was $110.02. 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 $47.00 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 journey from Washington DC to Newark ? How far is Washington DC to Newark ?

The distance between Washington DC to Newark is 197.75 miles or 318.16 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Newark typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Newark faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Acela Express. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 31 minutes to get from Washington to Newark.

A train getaway to Newark 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 Newark before you have to hop on the train back to Washington. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Newark. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Saturday trains from Washington to Newark 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there are 43 schedules to compare for your trip to Newark. On the route to Newark 6 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Washington to Newark, usually offering 27 trips per day. 43 train trips per day are direct connections to Newark, 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 Washington DC to Newark, which start at $1.00.

Washington to Newark is served by 6 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $49.00, and on average cost $134.58. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Newark. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $135.48 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 4m
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$134.58

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $173.00, and on average cost $202.40. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Acela Express schedules to Newark. Amtrak Acela Express in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak Acela Express takes 2 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $199.62 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Avg. Time
2h 40m
Avg. Price
$202.40

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $74.00, and on average cost $176.30. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Newark. Amtrak Carolinian in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $177.66 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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2h 57m
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$176.30

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $49.00, and on average cost $115.27. Daily there are 27 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Newark. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station and one other train station.

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark 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 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $124.21 for a one-way train ticket to Newark.

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Avg. Time
3h 11m
Avg. Price
$115.27

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $74.00, and on average cost $93.55. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Newark. Amtrak Palmetto in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 3 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark 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 Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $98.34 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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3h 6m
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$93.55

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Washington DC to Newark start from $53.00, and on average cost $115.48. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Newark. Amtrak Vermonter in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Newark trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Washington DC to Newark train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 3 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newark 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 Newark on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $132.04 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$115.48

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington on their way to Newark. The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Newark. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport