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How much are train tickets from Newark, DE to Washington DC, DC?

Lowest Price$20.00
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Newark-Washington DC Train Schedule

Price trends for trains from Newark to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train 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 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 Newark to Washington DC?

In the last month, $21.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, DE to Washington, DC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $20.32 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Washington DC?

The distance between Newark and Washington DC is approximately 87 miles, or 140 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 29 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to Washington DC 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Newark at 3:00pm and arrives in Washington DC about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Newark to Washington DC?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Washington DC with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Washington DC for $1.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Washington DC?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Newark, Delaware to Washington, District of Columbia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional11h 32m$26.24

Where is the train station in Newark?

There is one train station in Newark:

  • 10 Mopar Dr

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

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