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How much are train tickets from Newark to Newport News?

Lowest Price$41.00
Fastest Train7h 26m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Newark to Newport News

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JulJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Newport News 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Newark to Newport News?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newark to Newport News. 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Newark to Newport News?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $58.68 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newark to Newport News. By booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $63.14 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Newport News?

The distance between Newark and Newport News is approximately 281 miles, or 452 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 26 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 Newport News are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Newark to Newport News?

Trains leave the station in Newark twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Newport News 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 Newport News to Newark.

What train services are there from Newark to Newport News?

2 train services operate from Newark to Newport News. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak49h 32m$70.99
Amtrak Northeast Regional18h 1m$69.66

Where is the train station in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Newport News?

Newport News has one train station:

  • 9304 Warwick Blvd

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