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How to reach New York from Newark Airport (EWR)

Around 98% of all tourists come to New York by plane. Most convenient website for searching flights to New York: Skyscanner. With this website you can choose the most suitable flight for you or you can check the prices.

Newark Airport (EWR) - one of the three airports in New York. Mostly deals with international flights. Out of the other airports, this is one of the furthest from the city center, but the journey from EWR takes far less time than from John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK).
Information about others airports can be found here: John F. Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA).

In this article, we look at the 5 main methods of getting from Newark to the city center of New York or to your hotel. You can compare prices and time in order to choose the most convenient method of transport for you.

The 5 main methods to go from EWR (Newark Airport) to Manhattan (NY City Centre) are:

1. High-speed rail AirTrain Newark + Train + Subway

High-speed rail Newark

Price: $12.5.
Time to get to Manhattan: 30 minutes to Penn Station.
Possible delay in rush hour: no.
Description: all terminals of this airport are served by a high-speed rail which will take you to a station where you can access a 24-hour NJ Transit service towards Penn Station (transfer to metro lines  A   C   E   1   2   3 ). Use the link below to plan your route and choose the most suitable subway line.
Additional Information: use this site to plan your route, point of arrival (starting point: EWR Terminal X) and click Map to view the best route.
The journey back: the subway to Penn Station (lines  A   C   E   1   2   3 ), then take the train, follow the prompts for Newark Airport.

2. Taxi

Taxi in New York

Price: approximately $60 to go downtown (expensive way back).
Time to get to Manhattan: 30 minutes.
Possible delay in rush hour: up to one hour (from 7 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM, Monday to Friday).
Description: this is the fastest way to travel around New York. This way is easier to use if you are traveling with other people and luggage.
Additional Information: when ordering a taxi, you will be quoted a different price; as this does not include passages through the toll tunnels and bridges, as well as the mandatory tip for the taxi driver. To call a taxi just leave the airport and go to the street where you’ll find a taxi. You cannot call a taxi by phone in Manhattan and crowded places (such as shopping centers, airports, railway stations, zoos, etc.).
The journey back: if your hotel is in Manhattan - just go outside and wave to an oncoming taxi, or just ask the concierge at the hotel to do this for you.

3. Bus

Bus from EWR in New York City

Price: $16.
Time to get to Manhattan: 30 minutes.
Possible delay in rush hour: up to one hour (from 7 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM, Monday to Friday).
Description: as you come out of the airport, you see the bus stop. Newark Airport Express Bus makes 3 stops: Grand Central Station, Bryant Park, Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Additional Information: learn more about the service - on this website.
The journey back: use the website, as indicated above, to see all the available routes.

4. Route Taxi

Route Taxi in New York

Price: from $12.
Time to get to Manhattan: about 30 minutes.
Possible delay in rush hour: up to one hour (from 7 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM, Monday to Friday).
Description: if you are more than 4 people, then this option is the most advantageous. You can choose different capacity buses (from 3 to 56 people), which will take you from the exit of the airport to any point in New York.
Additional Information: information about the company "Airlink NYC" and the services they provide can be found on this website.
The journey back: order a share taxi on their website which is indicated above.

5. Car Rental

Car Rental in New York

Price: more details on websites of various companies.
Time to get to Manhattan: 30 minutes.
Possible delay in rush hour: up to one hour (from 7 AM to 9 AM and 4 PM to 8 PM, Monday to Friday).
Description: in the airport, you will find car rental companies. But we recommend pre-ordering online, so that the car will be ready for collecting you, and that way you can get a discount of up to 30%.
Additional Information: thanks to this website, you can compare offers from different companies and choose the car (or the rates) that you prefer. Popular companies: Budget, Hertz, Sixt, Avis and other.



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