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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to Baltimore?

Lowest Price$35.00
Fastest Train2h 3m
Trains Per Day19
Train Lines9

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $51.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Baltimore, MD. 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 $55.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Baltimore?

The distance between Newark and Baltimore is approximately 163 miles, or 263 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 3 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to Baltimore 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 Thursday 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 Baltimore?

There are 19 scheduled trains on most days. 46 of these are direct connections to Baltimore. 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 Baltimore to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Baltimore for $20.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Baltimore?

There are 9 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to Baltimore, Maryland. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 33m$41.04
Amtrak Acela42h 11m$123.85
Amtrak Cardinal12h 22m$67.35
Amtrak Carolinian12h 18m$59.23
Amtrak Crescent12h 29m$64.16
Amtrak Northeast Regional102h 30m$42.98
Amtrak Palmetto12h 33m$51.40
Amtrak Silver Service12h 30m$57.35
Amtrak Vermonter12h 27m$43.83

Where is the train station in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

Baltimore receives travelers from Newark at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Newark, NJ to Baltimore, MD
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 29, 2020Visiting friends
It was fastIt was fast
Reclining seat Reclining seat
Stay to yourself Stay to yourself
September 22, 2019Visiting family
September 10, 2019Regular commuter
The price, reduced price if plan ahead The price, reduced price if plan ahead
May 23, 2019Business
it was on timeit was on time
hard to find a seathard to find a seat
June 8, 2019Business
The WiFi kept going in and out. No one came across collecting trash on this train. The WiFi kept going in and out. No one came across collecting trash on this train.

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