New York City to EWR Travel Information

Cheapest Way Train — $1
Fastest Way Train — 3min
Eco-Friendly Way Train — 1 lb CO2
Available Modes 7 modes — train, bus, ferry, rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 9 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Newark AirTrain, New Jersey Transit, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, AirTrain Newark, Statue Cruises, New York City DOT Ferry Division, Lyft, Uber
$3 · 12min · 3 lb of CO2
+2 more options
$22 · 1h 18min · 8 lb of CO2
New York to Newark
$0 · 1h 11min · 9 lb of CO2
Whitehall Ferry Terminal Manhattan to Saint George Staten Island
+3 more options

New York City to EWR Ferries

There are 4 ways to travel from New York City to EWR by ferry in the area. Additonally, take a look at the 2 ferry companies — New York City DOT Ferry Division, Statue Cruises — that can help you make the trip.

Departing New York City, you can find ferries at Whitehall Ferry Terminal Manhattan, Battery Park Ferry Terminal, Battery Park and taking you all the way to Saint George Staten Island, Statue of Liberty Ferry Terminal, Ellis Island Ferry Terminal, close to EWR.

$11 · 17min · 3 lb of CO2
New York City to EWR

New York City airport rideshare

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

Public Transit from New York City airport

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

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

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

Drive from New York City airport

It's 9 miles between New York City to EWR. On a typical day, it might take between 12min and 13min from New York City to EWR 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 EWR 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 New York City to EWR?

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

When to book trip from New York City to EWR?

Need help getting to the airport from New York City? Considering the ferry from New York City to EWR? 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. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at EWR. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.The ferry will take you from Whitehall Ferry Terminal Manhattan to Saint George Staten Island. You may need to find additional transport to shuttle you between the Saint George Staten Island harbor and the airport, as it is about 7 miles away.

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

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

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

Does the AirTrain Newark go to EWR Newark?

Yes or you can take AirTrain Newark to the airport. The AirTrain Newark picks up at Chambers Street (AC) and drops off at Newark Airport. The Subway takes 35 minutes and costs $11. You can take the train to the EWR Newark.

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

The total distance between New York City and EWR 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

Amtrak Amtrak from New York City to EWR
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
Public Transit
Newark AirTrain Newark AirTrain from New York City to EWR
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New Jersey Transit New Jersey Transit from New York City to EWR
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Transit Information973-275-5555
Public Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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Public Transit
AirTrain Newark AirTrain Newark from New York City to EWR
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Statue Cruises
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New York City DOT Ferry Division
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