Travel from Arlington to Jersey City

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$25 | 5h 4min Flight$100 | 1h 21min Bus23 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$25
    4h 0min · 23 lb of CO2
  2. Train$39
    3h 51min · 43 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$100
    1h 21min · 122 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$28
    3h 45min · 43 lb of CO2

Arlington to Jersey City Buses

bus tickets from Arlington to New York

$27 · 4h 0min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $27
Travel Duration
4h 0min

bus tickets from Washington to Union City

$47 · 6h 3min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $47
Travel Duration
6h 3min

bus tickets from Washington to New York

$30 · 4h 30min

Bus to New York

BestBus
Bus Tickets
About $30
Travel Duration
4h 30min

bus tickets from Washington to Secaucus

$25 · 5h 4min

Bus to Secaucus

MegabusMegabus Washington to Secaucus
Bus Tickets
About $25
Travel Duration
5h 4min

Arlington to Jersey City Trains

train tickets from Washington to Newark

$39 · 3h 51min
AmtrakAmtrak WAS train to NWK
Train Tickets
About $39
Travel Duration
3h 51min
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to NWKAmtrak · 3h 51minAcela Express / Piedmont / Silver Star / Cardinal / Crescent / Vermonter
Newark - NWK

train tickets from Washington to New York City

$41 · 4h 0min
AmtrakAmtrak WAS train to NYP
Train Tickets
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 0min
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to NYPAmtrak · 4h 0minCardinal / Acela Express / Piedmont / Silver Service / Palmetto / Silver Star / Crescent / Vermonter
New York City - NYP

train tickets from Alexandria to Newark

$40 · 3h 59min
AmtrakAmtrak ALX train to NWK
Train Tickets
About $40
Travel Duration
3h 59min
Alexandria - ALX
Amtrak from ALX to NWKAmtrak · 3h 59minSilver Star / Palmetto / Crescent / Cardinal / Northeast Regional / Piedmont / Carolinian
Newark - NWK

train tickets from Alexandria to New York City

$42 · 4h 8min
AmtrakAmtrak ALX train to NYP
Train Tickets
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 8min
Alexandria - ALX
Amtrak from ALX to NYPAmtrak · 4h 8minCrescent / Piedmont / Silver Star / Cardinal / Silver Service / Palmetto
New York City - NYP

Arlington to Jersey City Flights

bus tickets from DCA to EWR

$100 · 1h 21min

Flight to EWR

UnitedUnited DCA to EWR
Oneway
About $100
Travel Duration
1h 21min
jetBluejetBlue DCA to EWR
Oneway
About $171
Travel Duration
3h 35min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $875
Travel Duration
15h 25min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines DCA to EWR
Oneway
About $876
Travel Duration
16h 33min

bus tickets from DCA to LGA

$159 · 7h 20min

Flight to LGA

UnitedUnited DCA to LGA
Oneway
About $159
Travel Duration
7h 32min
jetBluejetBlue DCA to LGA
Oneway
About $162
Travel Duration
14h 24min
Virgin AmericaVirgin America DCA to LGA
Oneway
About $220
Travel Duration
7h 20min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines DCA to LGA
Oneway
About $2,140
Travel Duration
8h 18min

bus tickets from DCA to JFK

$141 · 5h 41min

Flight to JFK

jetBluejetBlue DCA to JFK
Oneway
About $141
Travel Duration
5h 41min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $366
Travel Duration
12h 45min
Virgin AmericaVirgin America DCA to JFK
Oneway
About $378
Travel Duration
11h 5min
Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines DCA to JFK
Oneway
About $862
Travel Duration
16h 0min

bus tickets from DCA to MMU

$240 · 5h 9min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $240
Travel Duration
5h 9min

Drive from Arlington to Jersey City

Driving from Arlington to Jersey City

$28 · 3h 45min

It's 206 miles between Arlington to Jersey City. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 45min and 3h 56min from Arlington to Jersey City under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 7min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Jersey City by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $27.

Our recommendation to Jersey City

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Jersey City?

On your trip from Arlington to Jersey City, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Arlington to Jersey City NJ - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Jersey City. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Jersey City is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Jersey City buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington VA and Jersey City during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Jersey City? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Jersey City traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Jersey City is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Jersey City?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Jersey City is by bus. The bus costs $25 roughly and will take 5 hours 4 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Jersey City?

Amtrak costs about $39 between Arlington and Jersey City. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 51 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WAS Washington Union Station, which is 6 miles from Arlington. Further, once you arrive at NWK Newark Penn Station or you will still have 5 miles to Jersey City.

How long does it take from Arlington to Jersey City by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Jersey City is 206 miles and will take you about 3 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $28.

Travel companies on this route

Amtrak from Arlington to Jersey City
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Alaska Airlines from Arlington to Jersey City
Alaska Airlines
Airline
848 routes
jetBlue from Arlington to Jersey City
jetBlue
Airline
440 routes
United from Arlington to Jersey City
United
Airline
2002 routes
Virgin America from Arlington to Jersey City
Virgin America
Airline
73 routes
BestBus
Bus company
8 routes
Megabus from Arlington to Jersey City
Megabus
Bus company
54 routes