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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Line 1 subway, train  •  32m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 72 St to 34 St - Penn Station 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$6 - $133

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Line 108 bus  •  36m

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

$1 - $5

3 alternative options

Line 1003 bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the line 1003 bus from New York, Ny to Newark, Nj 1003 / ...

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark 15.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  18m

  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 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 18m.

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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 36m.

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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 line 1 subway and train which takes 32m and costs $5 - $140.

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It takes approximately 32m to get from Manhattan to Newark, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 2081+ hotels available in Newark. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 32m

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Manhattan to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 36m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$24 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Newark
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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