COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from Newark to Atlanta

switcheroo

Newark-Atlanta Train Schedule

No preview is currently available. Please try another date or search the full schedule.

Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to Atlanta?

Lowest Price$131.00
Fastest Train17h 36m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Atlanta 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 Atlanta?

In the last month, $137.89 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Atlanta, GA. 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 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $95.40 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Atlanta?

The distance between Newark and Atlanta is approximately 740 miles, or 1191 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 36 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 Atlanta are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 12:00pm 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.

Is there a direct train from Newark to Atlanta?

Trains leave the station in Newark twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Atlanta faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Atlanta to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Atlanta for $75.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Atlanta?

2 train services operate from Newark, New Jersey to Atlanta, Georgia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak119h 2m$185.83
Amtrak Crescent117h 36m$150.04

Where is the train station in Newark?

There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Atlanta:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Atlanta?

Atlanta has one train station:

  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW

Price trends for trains from Newark to Atlanta

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65SepSep

Monthly average prices

$200$160$120$80$40NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$250$200$150$100$503020100

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

wanderu
iPhone
wanderu
Android
Available on iOS & Android
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.