Trains from Newark, NJ to Washington, DC

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TomorrowMar 5
from $110
WedMar 6
from $45
ThuMar 7
from $78
FriMar 8
from $152
SatMar 9
from $78
SunMar 10
from $152
MonMar 11
from $78
TueMar 12

Train schedules for tomorrow

One passenger / one way

11:36AM
3h7m
2:43PM
Newark - EWR Airport - AirTrain P4
Cheapest
Washington - Union Station
Cheapest
1:02PM
3h24m
4:26PM
Newark - EWR Airport - AirTrain P4
2nd Cheapest
Washington - Union Station
2nd Cheapest
12:14PM
2h35m
2:49PM
Newark - Penn Station
Fastest
Washington - Union Station
Fastest
2:30PM
2h38m
5:08PM
Newark - Penn Station
Washington - Union Station
2:12PM
2h53m
5:05PM
Newark - EWR Airport - AirTrain P4
Washington - Union Station
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Train Newark to Washington: Trip Overview

Train Newark to Washington: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$113
Average train trip duration3h 8m
Number of daily trains45
Earliest train departure12:37 AM
Distance317 km
Latest train departure11:22 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change
Reviews

Trip Reviews for Newark - Washington

3.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a train ticket from Newark to Washington

Ratings and Reviews (161)

Really nice

Saravanan K.

October 2, 2023
It was a smooth, on scheduled trip. I loved it!

David B.

February 26, 2023
All the workers were super friendly and very helpful.

Darlene B.

December 15, 2022
In one word “Phenomenal”.

Amita A.

November 30, 2022
There’s no place to wait until the train comes

Shadia S.

September 27, 2022
Train companies

Train companies

According to multiple positive reviews, customers have praised the friendly and helpful staff. The service provided was great, with the ticket collector going above and beyond to assist passengers. Additionally, travelers appreciated the smooth and punctual trips. However, some feedback mentioned a lack of waiting areas for train arrivals.

Amtrak Newark Washington recent customer reviews

Really nice

Saravanan K.October 2, 2023

It was a smooth, on scheduled trip. I loved it!

David B.February 26, 2023

Service was great. The ticket collector went out of his way to be helpful and gracious to the passengers. I was impressed.

Frances C.July 1, 2022
US train company: Brightline

Newark to Washington Trains

Information about this train trip

Daily Trains45
Earliest and Latest Train Departures12:37AM - 11:22PM
Minimum Price$45
Average Ticket Price$113
Minimum Trip Duration2h28m
Average Train Trip Duration3h8m
Distance317 km
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Newark - Washington

The average train ticket price from Newark to Washington is $113. The best way to find cheap train tickets from Newark to Washington is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Newark and Washington is around 3h 8m, although the fastest train will take about 2h 28m. This is the time it takes to travel the 320 km that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Newark to Washington can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 45. Some trains are direct while others include transferring trains. Simplify your train trip from Newark to Washington by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Newark to Washington, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak.

Trains travelling between Newark and Washington leave from Penn Station or Newark Liberty International Airport and arrive at Union Station.

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
03-03
$307
Today
$202
03-05
$110
03-06
$45
03-07
$78
03-08
$152
03-09
$78
03-10
$152
The cheapest trip from Newark to Washington was searched and found on Mar 6, 2024 with a price of $45

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Newark to Washington, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $45 to $436 for a train ticket from Newark to Washington based on the last 1 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $45 which is on 2024-03-06.

Usually Amtrak Acela will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

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Whether you take a regional or high-speed train to Washington, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.

With up to 30x less CO2 emissions for your train journey between Newark and Washington, the train is an ecological alternative to flights or personal cars.

Make a music playlist for your train ride from Newark to Washington, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The magnetic levitation train (Maglev for short) is currently the fastest train in the world. With a speed of 603 km/ h, it is closely followed by the French high-speed train (574.8 km / h) which remains in 2020, the fastest train to date.

New York holds the record for the most platforms and track numbers in a single station. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is one of the largest rail terminals in the world with more than 44 platforms and 67 tracks to accommodate passengers.

The longest train journey in the world is between Europe and Asia. This long journey starts from Porto in Portugal and crosses the whole European continent to reach Hanoi in Vietnam in 12 days while travelling more than 17,000 km.

Will you be returning to Newark by train?

Train from Washington to Newark

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