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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Newark to Orlando. Traveling by train from Newark to Orlando usually takes around 22 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 21 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance936 mi (1507 km)
Fastest train21h 11m
Lowest price$123.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Newark, NJ to Orlando, FL

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Helena

June 20, 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: Most part it was very quite. Cons: I passager know how to keep there children quite some time doing the trip. Tips: Make sure you dont set with any kids.

Pros: Most part it was very quite. Cons: I passager know how to keep there children quite some time doing the trip. Tips: Make sure you dont set with any kids.

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

In the last month, $142.51 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Orlando, FL. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $81.71 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$225$150$75OctOct

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Newark to Orlando will vary between $135 and $219. Planning a train trip to Orlando within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Newark over the next 7 days is $141. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Newark to Orlando by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $145 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Newark to Orlando in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $193 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$275$220$165$110$553020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Orlando from Newark will be about $81.71 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Newark to Orlando?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak223h 20m$191.28
Amtrak Silver Service222h 0m$146.52
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 2 Amtrak trains from Newark to Orlando every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $148.

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  • Amtrak Silver Service

    Amtrak Silver Service

    The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Newark to Orlando start from $123 and the average train journey lasts about 22 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Orlando during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Orlando?

The distance between Newark and Orlando is approximately 936 miles, or 1507 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 22 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 11 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to Orlando are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Wednesday 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 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Orlando?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Orlando. 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 Orlando to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Orlando for $138.00.

City Information

Newark

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.

Orlando

Orlando is the Theme Park Capital of the World, thanks to the high density of thrilling parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, Gatorland and more. It's no wonder we rated Orlando the #1 travel destination for families. Family vacation or not, if the highlight of your trip is picking out a wand at Ollivanders in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter or finally meeting Elsa in the Magic Kingdom, you know we won't judge.

Winter Park and Thornton Park – not more theme parks, we promise – are trendy neighborhoods where you can experience some of Orlando's world-class shopping, dining, and craft beer. You can also immerse yourself in some of Florida's unique wildlife at Orlando Wetlands Park, or the more central Lake Eola Park downtown. Orlando enjoys an average of 233 days of sunshine a year, so even though it's one of the cheapest cities to visit over Spring Break, you'll soak up that sweet, sweet sun almost any time of year.

Craving the ocean? Head a few hours outside Orlando for some of Florida's gorgeous beaches like New Smyrna Beach, Cocoa Beach, and the Canaveral National Seashore. Two large airports, as well as many bus and train companies with service in the area, mean that traveling from Orlando to other sunny Florida destinations and beyond is a breeze.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Newark?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Orlando.

Train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

Where is the train station in Orlando?

Arrival stations

Orlando has one train station.

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