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Newark-Virginia Beach Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark, NJ to Virginia Beach, VA?

Lowest Price$43.00
Fastest Train8h 50m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Virginia Beach 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Newark to Virginia Beach?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Newark to Virginia Beach, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

In the last month, $48.49 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Virginia Beach, VA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. 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 $91.91 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Virginia Beach?

The distance between Newark and Virginia Beach is approximately 285 miles, or 459 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 50 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 Virginia Beach 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 Saturday 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 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.

Is there a direct train from Newark to Virginia Beach?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Virginia Beach to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Virginia Beach for $57.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Virginia Beach?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Newark, New Jersey to Virginia Beach, Virginia. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak49h 21m$68.92

Where is the train station in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Virginia Beach?

Virginia Beach has one train station:

  • Hampton Road Transit bus stop

Price trends for trains from Newark to Virginia Beach

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30OctNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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