Compare train tickets from Newark to Washington DC
Newark-Washington DC Train Schedule
How much are train tickets from Newark to Washington DC?
|Fastest Train||2h 38m|
|Trains Per Day||25|
Train service from Newark to Washington DC
- Amtrak tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Acela tickets: $137 one-way
- Amtrak Cardinal tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Carolinian tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Crescent tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Palmetto tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Silver Service tickets: $39 one-way
- Amtrak Vermonter tickets: $39 one-way
Newark to Washington DC Route Map
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cheapest train from Newark to Washington, DC?
What is the fastest train from Newark to DC?
Is there a bus from Newark to Washington, DC?
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, $56.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $82.20 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Newark to Washington DC?
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 Tuesday 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 Newark at 3:00am 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.
Is there a direct train from Newark to Washington DC?
There are 25 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Newark to Washington DC.
Which train should you take from Newark to Washington DC?
There are 9 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to Washington, District of Columbia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.
Where is the train station in Newark?
There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Washington DC:
- Penn Station
- Newark Intl Airport
Where is the train station in Washington DC?
Washington DC has one train station:
- Union Station
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