Travel from Arlington to Jersey City

Bus
$25
4h 0min
23 lb of CO2
$
Train
$39
3h 51min
43 lb of CO2
Flight
$100
1h 21min
122 lb of CO2

Arlington to Jersey City Flights

There are 1 airports — DCA — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 4 airports — EWR, LGA, JFK, MMU — to access Jersey City. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DCA.

United, jetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Virgin America operate flights which can help you travel from Arlington to Jersey City.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to Newark Liberty Intl (EWR). United flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to Newark Liberty Intl (EWR) and is the quickest flight to get you from Arlington to Jersey City.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Jersey City from Arlington, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$28
3h 45min
43 lb of CO2

Drive from Arlington to Jersey City

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.

What is the best way to travel from Arlington to Jersey City?

The are 13 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Arlington to Jersey City. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Washington towards Secaucus, as it is the cheapest to Jersey City. It's common to find tickets for as low as $25. Megabus operates from Arlington to Jersey City, so you book your trip with them! 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.

Arlington to Jersey City Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $25
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 21min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 23 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 205 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, United, Virgin America, Multiple Airlines, BestBus, Megabus

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