There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Newark by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$3 - $8

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Line 108 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd 108

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  38 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Acela / ...

$24 - $58

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark 15.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark 15.5 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to train which costs $3 - $8 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Newark is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Newark bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Newark train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus, which costs $2 - $6 and takes 35 min.

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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Newark, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$50 - $95
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Newark
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Newark bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Park Place At Raymond Blvd station.

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Manhattan to Newark train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Newark is 16 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Manhattan to Newark.

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