Newark Airport - Ground Transportation

Newark Airport transportion is both abundant and affordable, whether you want to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport or vice versa. We have done the homework for you and provided detailed directions to get to Manhattan.
Popular Destinations
  • Lower Manhattan
    Lower Manhattan
  • Midtown Manhattan
    Midtown Manhattan
  • Upper Manhattan
    Upper Manhattan

How to get there from EWR?

NJ Transit

Take Airtrain to Newark Airport Station. Ride to New York Penn Station. Switch onto the MTA and ride downtown.

Airport Express and MTA

Take Airport Express to Grand Central Station. Switch onto MTA and ride downtown. Airport Express Locations: Terminal A (Located on the Arrival Level in Courtyard A, lanes 1-4) Terminal B (Located outside the Arrivals Level, lane 2) Terminal C (Located outside the Arrival Level at bus stop 5 & 6).

Car Service

Make arrangements with the car service.


Taxis are located on the Arrivals level of each terminal.

Best Transportation Options

Transportation Cost & Time

NJ Transit $15 70 minutes
Airport Express and MTA $18.25 50 minutes
Car Service $43-$52 30 minutes
Taxi $55 30 minutes
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NJ Transit

NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation authority, running the bus, train and light rail systems. NJ Transit links the EWR airport to major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia with 236 bus routes and 11 rail lines statewide.

Newark Airport Express Bus

Newark Airport Express provides express bus service between EWR and New York City. Buses are only $16 one way or $28 round trip, running every 15 minutes during the day, 365 days a year.


All bus stops are on street corners and are demarcated by a tall sign with a bus emblem and a route number. Most stops display a "Guide-A-Ride," a rectangular box that displays the route map and the bus schedule. Bus fare is $2.25, payable with MetroCard or exact change (no dollar bills). Single-ride tickets sold at ticket vending machines are $2.50.


The New York City subway system consists of 468 stations serving 24 subway lines, serving Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Routes can be identified by letters or numbers.

Long Island Rail Road

The Long Island Rail Road is a commuter railroad consisting of 11 different branches, running from Montauk -- on the eastern coast of Long Island -- to Penn Station in midtown Manhattan. LIRR has 735 daily trains and serves 124 stations, including stops in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Unfortunately, yellow taxis in the New York area cannot be reserved in advance. Not to worry! There are plenty of taxis (day or night) at the taxi stands outside of each terminal.
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