There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) by bus, subway, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B Westbound

$17 - $26

5 alternative options

Subway, train  •  53 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 Airport Railroad Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) 18.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) 18.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan to Newark Airport

$25 - $85

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Manhattan to Newark Airport 18.8 miles

$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Newark Airport - Terminal B. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR). However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Terminal B via New York Penn Station and Newark Liberty Airport Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Newark Airport (EWR) is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) without a car is to bus which takes 43 min and costs $17 - $26.

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, arrive at Newark Airport - Terminal B station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR).
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Newark Airport (EWR), USA?

Newark Airport Express operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 43 min. Trans-bridge Lines also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-(877)-894-9155
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal B
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Manhatten Cruise Terminal to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Shuttle from Manhattan to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $85
Shuttle
$25 - $85
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Manhattan to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Private
$90 - $130
Taxi from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Airport Railroad Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR) is 19 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Manhattan to Newark Airport (EWR).

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There are 2078+ hotels available in Newark Airport (EWR). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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