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Augusta - Newark Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 3 daily train trips between Augusta and Newark. The average train journey from Augusta to Newark takes 14 hours and 18 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 9 hours and 6 minutes.

Distance333 mi (536 km)
Fastest train9h 6m
Lowest price$102.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Augusta to Newark?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Augusta to Newark was $125.57. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Augusta and Newark. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Newark if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $79.21.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Augusta to Newark often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in January when the average ticket price is only $138. If you're thinking of traveling from Augusta to Newark during September, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $208 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in September, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Augusta to Newark?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Augusta to Newark. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak314h 18m$160.20
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from Augusta to Newark every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $85.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Augusta to Newark, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Augusta and Newark is approximately 333 miles, or 536 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 6 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Augusta to Newark. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Augusta at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Augusta.

City Information

Augusta

Augusta, ME, US - AUG-0

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Augusta is the capital city of Maine, located beside the Kennebec River. It is known for its rich history, like the Old Fort Western that runs by the river, an 18th-century wooden fort with a renovated general store.

Augusta also includes the Maine State Museum, which exhibits the local and natural history of the city. History buffs can check out the Blaine House, the state governor's residence, and the Maine State House, which has been around since the 19th century and runs across the riverside Capitol Park. Outdoor enthusiasts can visit Southeast Augusta, with different trails for hiking, biking, and running, like the Voles Arboretum.

Augusta is home to different breweries and wineries, offering beer and wine tours for its visitors. The city features different taprooms, lounges, restaurants, bars, and clubs for you to visit. From jazz clubs to fine dining, there are different options for you. Downtown Augusta has a mix of old and new establishments, with locations for family outings and exciting nightlife.

You can visit Augusta by bus from other cities through the Concord Coach Lines, which has daily scheduled trips to the town. If you're traveling by train, Amtrak has plenty of connecting routes across the country.

Newark

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Newark, NJ - NWK-1

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Augusta?

Main departure station: Augusta Transp Ctr - 9 Industrial Dr

There is one train station in Augusta.

All train stations in Augusta:

  • Augusta Transp Ctr - 9 Industrial Dr

Where is the train station in Newark?

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Main arrival station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

All train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Newark Intl Airport

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