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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Newark by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Newark Amtrak Northeast Regional

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Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Newark Train Station 2601

2 alternative options

Train, line 33 bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington Acela / ...
  2. Take the line 33 bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Delaware Ave @ Academy St 10 / ...

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark 135.7 miles

Manhattan to Newark by train

11 Weekly Trains
1h 52m Average Duration
$16 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to bus, which costs $12 - $50 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to train which costs $16 - $100 and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Midtown and arriving at Newark Train Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Newark Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Newark is 122 miles. The road distance is 135.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs $16 - $100.

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The train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Newark Amtrak takes 1h 52m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Manhattan to Newark bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from New York Midtown station.

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Manhattan to Newark train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs $16 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $50 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Newark.
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  • Distance: 121.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Newark Amtrak twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $100 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York Midtown to Newark Train Station twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Train operators
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Newark Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$25 - $80
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $140
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $160
First Class - Child 2-12
$75 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $240
First Class - Adult
$150 - $260
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from King St @ 3Rd St to Delaware Ave @ Academy St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
DART First State
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Newark Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$18 - $50
Adult Advance Purchase
$12 - $17

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Manhattan to Newark bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Newark Train Station.

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Manhattan to Newark train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Newark Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Newark is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Manhattan to Newark.

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