EWR to New York City Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $1
Fastest Way Train — 3min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 1 lb CO2
Available Modes 7 modes — bus, ferry, train, rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 9 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Newark AirTrain, New Jersey Transit, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AirTrain Newark, Liberty Landing Ferry, New York City DOT Ferry Division, New York Waterway, Lyft, Uber
Bus
$6 · 30min · 3 lb of CO2
Newark to New York
+1 more option
Ferry
$10 · 1h 12min · 9 lb of CO2
Port Liberte to Wall Street Pier 11
+3 more options

EWR to New York City Ferries

There are 4 ways to travel from EWR to New York City by ferry in the area. Additonally, take a look at the 3 ferry companies — New York Waterway, New York City DOT Ferry Division, Liberty Landing Ferry — that can help you make the trip.

Departing EWR, you can find ferries at Port Liberte, Saint George Staten Island, Liberty Harbor-Marin Blvd., Libery Park and taking you all the way to Wall Street Pier 11, Whitehall Ferry Terminal Manhattan, close to New York City.

Train
$3 · 12min · 3 lb of CO2
EWR to NYP
+1 more option
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Rideshare
$11 · 17min · 3 lb of CO2
EWR to New York City

EWR airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at EWR Newark Liberty Intl. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at EWR and take you all the way to New York City. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at EWR, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$21 · 17min · 3 lb of CO2
EWR to New York City
Public Transit
$21 · 34min · 3 lb of CO2
Newark Airport to Chambers Street (AC)
+1 more option

Public Transit from EWR airport

It's very common to take public transportation from EWR to New York City. 4 public transportation providers, including AirTrain Newark, New Jersey Transit, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Newark AirTrain, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at EWR, you can hop on at Newark Airport, Newark Airport and ride all the way to Chambers Street (AC).

Drive
$1 · 12min · 3 lb of CO2
EWR to New York City

Drive from EWR airport

It's 9 miles between EWR to New York City. On a typical day, it might take between 12min and 13min from EWR to New York City under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 14min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to New York 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 $2.

What is the best way to travel from EWR to New York City?

The are 12 different ways across 7 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from EWR to New York City. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the train out of EWR towards NWK, as it is the cheapest to New York City. It's common to find tickets for as low as $1. Amtrak operates from EWR to New York City, so you book your trip with them! Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

How is long the ferry from Bayonne to Tribeca?

Considering the ferry from Bayonne to Tribeca? Look no further! These sorts of ferry rides are not usually required to book far in advance. Most of the time, it is important to speak with the ferry company either the day before or first thing in the morning before your intended departure. Some of these ferries operate on a first come, first serve basis. Do be sure to check the overall ferry schedule prior to your trip in order to make sure the ferry is running on the intended day. 

Is the train or the bus better from EWR to New York City NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from EWR to New York 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 New York City is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the EWR/New York City buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from EWR 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 EWR and New York 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 EWR to New York City? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of New York 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 New York 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 EWR to New York City?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from EWR to New York City is by train. The train costs $1 roughly and will take 3 minutes.

Does the Metropolitan Transportation Authority pick up at the airport?

Yes or Metropolitan Transportation Authority picks up at the airport. Metropolitan Transportation Authority will take you to the Chambers Street (AC) stop in New York City. The train takes 35 minutes and costs roughly $21. You can take the train from the EWR Newark airport to the Chambers Street (AC).

How much is Lyft or Uber from EWR Newark to New York City?

Lyft or Uber operate out of EWR Newark. The airport is working directly with Lyft or Uber to manage the pickup process at EWR. Once picked up or the trip should take 17min and will cost roughly $11.

How long does it take from EWR to New York City by car?

The total distance between EWR and New York City is 9 miles and will take you about 12 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Public Transit
Newark AirTrain Newark AirTrain from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Website
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Train
New Jersey Transit New Jersey Transit from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Schedule Website
Transit Information973-275-5555
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Public Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Useful Links Website
Public Transit
AirTrain Newark AirTrain Newark from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Map Website
Ferry
Liberty Landing Ferry
Useful Links Website
Ferry
New York City DOT Ferry Division
Useful Links Website
Ferry
New York Waterway New York Waterway from EWR to New York City
Useful Links Schedule Website
Customer Service800-533-3779
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Rideshare
Lyft
Rideshare
Uber