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Newark - Lynchburg Train Schedule

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Other ways to get from Newark to Lynchburg

There are usually 1 daily bus trips available from Newark to Lynchburg.

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$58.51
Avg. Price
$130.02
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Duration
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Trip Summary

4 trains operate daily from Newark to Lynchburg. The train trip from Newark to Lynchburg is usually about 7 hours and 44 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can get you there in as little as 7 hours and 14 minutes.

Distance352 mi (566 km)
Fastest train7h 14m
Lowest price$46.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Newark to Lynchburg

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Robin

July 24, 2023- Business

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Good trip.

5.0

Karen

November 29, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The ease of travel. Able to walk around and no truck traffic and crazy drivers on the road. I had peace of mind. It’s the next best thing to flying. Cons: I can’t think of anything. Tips: Try to BidUp for business class.

5.0

Shaji

May 3, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Timing and staff behaviour and neat ness. Cons: Station needs, charging spots for telephones. Tips: Plan early to get deals.

5.0

Ashlee

October 7, 2019- Visiting friends

Amtrak Crescent

Pros: I liked the ability to get up whenever and use the bathroom at my convenience. The cafe cart served me efficiently and kindly. I liked how the employees helped you get to the correct destination. Cons: What could be improved is better communication on where to get onto the train so there isn't a build up in one spot and having the stress of finding a seat. Tips: Make sure to visit the cafe cart.

4.0

Robin

September 7, 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Train travel is pretty stress free. Beats driving! Cons: The location of each stop should be announced allowing time for travelers to collect their belongings, as well as the following stop. Tips: If someone is going to be picking you up at your destination, they may want to check ahead to see if the train is on schedule. It is not uncommon for a train to be held up by slow-moving freight trains in front of them or problems at stops that can't be anticipated.

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Newark to Lynchburg was $107.37. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Newark and Lynchburg. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Lynchburg if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $131.90.

Average prices by travel date

$165$110$55JulJul

The average cost of a one-way train trip from Newark to Lynchburg is expected to fluctuate between $101 and $164 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Lynchburg in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Newark is $107.

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35ASONDJFMAMJJ
Ticket prices for the train from Newark to Lynchburg often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $108. If you're thinking of traveling from Newark to Lynchburg during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $154 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$225$180$135$90$453020100

By booking your train trip from Newark to Lynchburg on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $131.90 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Newark to Lynchburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Newark to Lynchburg. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 57m$190.16
Amtrak Crescent17h 23m$174.93
Amtrak Northeast Regional27h 30m$129.80
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Newark to Lynchburg every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $101.

  • The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Newark to Lynchburg take about 7 hours and 23 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $133.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Newark to Lynchburg, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Newark and Lynchburg is approximately 352 miles, or 566 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 14 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.

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Newark to Lynchburg. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Newark at 4:00am 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.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Lynchburg. 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 Lynchburg to Newark.

City Information

Newark

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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.

Lynchburg

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg, VA is known for its scenic beauty and outdoor fun. Visit the Liberty Mountain Trail System for the best hikes in the city, or head to Blackwater Creek Natural Area for babbling brooks and waterfalls.

Lynchburg has its fair share of history, most of which is preserved in the Lynchburg Museum. Exhibits focus specifically on Lynchburg’s history through artifacts, antique photographs, and artwork. Other notable places include the Anne Spencer House & Garden, former home of poet Anne Spencer, and the Legacy Museum, with collections focused on African American history. Food-wise, local favorites include the Water Dog, Shakers Restaurant, and Skyline. While you’re in the area, take a walk around the vibrant downtown scene, complete with more restaurants, plenty of shops, and a thriving nightlife – which is no surprise given that Lynchburg is home to 5 different colleges and universities.

The city does have the Lynchburg Regional Airport, although it only offers commercial flights to Charlotte, NC. Luckily, if you’re traveling from anywhere else, you can easily get to Lynchburg via Greyhound and Amtrak, both of which have stations downtown. The most popular train routes to Lynchburg come from New York City, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and Chicago. Meanwhile, buses typically connect from New York, Baltimore, and Charlotte.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Newark?

Main departure station: Newark Intl Airport

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

All train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Intl Airport

  • Newark Penn Station

Where is the train station in Lynchburg?

Main arrival station: 825 Kemper St

Lynchburg has one train station.

All train stations in Lynchburg:

  • 825 Kemper St

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