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Newark - Wallingford Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 11 daily train trips available from Newark to Wallingford. Traveling by train from Newark to Wallingford usually takes 3 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 2 hours and 42 minutes.

Distance86 mi (139 km)
Fastest train2h 42m
Lowest price$24.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Wallingford?

The average price for a train ticket from Newark to Wallingford is $43.86, Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. By booking your trip at least 29 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $64.36 more.

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30JulJul

Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from Newark to Wallingford will cost between $33 and $90. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ
Ticket prices for the train from Newark to Wallingford often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $40. If you're thinking of traveling from Newark to Wallingford during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $73 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Newark to Wallingford. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around $64.36. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Newark to Wallingford?

2 train services operate from Newark to Wallingford. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 9 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak93h 22m$69.00
Amtrak Northeast Regional23h 8m$40.53
  • 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 9 Amtrak trains from Newark to Wallingford every day, as well as 12 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $27.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Newark to Wallingford, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newark to Wallingford. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.
The distance between Newark and Wallingford is approximately 86 miles, or 139 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 42 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Newark to Wallingford on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Newark at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 11 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Wallingford. 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.

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

City Information

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 Newark?

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Main departure 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

Where is the train station in Wallingford?

Main arrival station: Train Station

Wallingford has one train station.

All train stations in Wallingford:

  • Train Station

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