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Newark - Brunswick Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from Newark to Brunswick. The train trip from Newark to Brunswick is usually about 11 hours and 10 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 9 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance307 mi (494 km)
Fastest train9h 15m
Lowest price$117.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Brunswick?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Newark to Brunswick was $151.50. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Newark and Brunswick. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Brunswick if you book your train tickets at least 11 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $81.50.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for June if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Newark to Brunswick. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $144. If you're planning a trip from Newark to Brunswick during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $242 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Newark to Brunswick?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Newark to Brunswick. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak211h 10m$171.51
  • 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 Brunswick every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $93.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newark to Brunswick. 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 Brunswick is approximately 307 miles, or 494 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 15 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.

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

The earliest train departs Newark at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Newark twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brunswick 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.

Brunswick

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Brunswick is a college town in Maine, with different arts and cultural resources by Bowdoin College, like the Museum of Art, theater, and concert hall. The city is also known for its historical sites, including the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and Pejepscot History Center. If you want some fresh air, Brunswick has outdoor sites for those who enjoy hiking, biking, and nature, like the Bradbury Mountain State Park and Androscoggin Swinging Bridge.

Brunswick is a picturesque village that does not offer a usual entertainment scene but still has a thriving arts culture with different restaurants, museums, state parks, theaters, galleries, and outdoor areas for adventures. There are also unique local retail stores and an upcoming craft beer scene. The downtown area has different restaurants, shopping, bars, and parks, for nightlife and fun during the day.

Brunswick has bus and train services from Concord Coach Lines and Amtrak. The Brunswick Link also provides public transit in the city through bus lines, and the Brunswick Station offers train lines provided by Amtrak Downeaster.

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 Brunswick?

Main arrival station: Brunswick Visitors Center

Brunswick has one train station.

All train stations in Brunswick:

  • Brunswick Visitors Center

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