To and from Newark International Airport
Rail-like service transports airline passengers to and from the different airport terminals.
Take New Jersey Transit or Amtrak to Newark Liberty International Airport Train Station.
From there, AirTrain picks up passengers every 3 minutes between 5 a.m.-midnight and every 15 minutes between midnight-5 a.m.
Suggested route from Manhattan:
Take NJ Transit from New York Penn Station to Newark Liberty Airport Station.
The ride takes about 20 minutes. NJ Transit trains run from 5am to 2am with 3-to-4 trains to Newark Liberty Airport every hour during peak morning times, and 4-to-5 trains every hour during peak evening times.
From there, you can catch the AirTrain.
- Travel time: Allow 30-45 minutes.
- Total cost: Around $14 for adults
Take NJ Transit from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station. The ride takes about 15 minutes and costs $3.75. From there, take the #62 bus ($1.25) on Penn Station Bus Lanes to the Newark Airport Terminals.
Buses run every 20 minutes or so and take about 25 minutes to arrive at the airport.
- Total cost: $5 for adults
The bus leaves from Newark Airport and from five stops in Manhattan approximately every 15 to 30 minutes between 4am and 1:30 a.m.
Manhattan departure and arrival stops include Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station, Port Authority Bus Station, Chinatown, and Lower Manhattan. A hotel shuttle is available for midtown destinations.
- Travel time: A one-way trip takes from 45 to 60 minutes.
- Total cost: One-way fare is $17, plus a $1 “administration fee”. Roundtrip is $30.
- Seniors 62+ are half price, and there are discounts for military and children.