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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  57 min

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

$20

Cheapest option

AirTrain, train, subway  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal B to Newark Liberty Airport Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St C / ...

$18 - $25

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park 19.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park 19.8 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Newark Airport to Central Park

$26 - $85

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to Central Park 19.8 miles

$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at 86 St via Newark Airport Railroad Station and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Central Park is 13 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs $20.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park train services, operated by Newark Airtrain, depart from Terminal B station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park is 20 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park.

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There are 2440+ hotels available in Central Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Central Park, New York County, NY, USA?

Newark Airport Express operates a bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Newark Airtrain
Phone
888-247-7433
Website
newarkairport.com
Tram from Terminal B to Newark Liberty Airport Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
newarkairport.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-(877)-894-9155
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17
Book at
Newark Airport Express
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.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Newark Airport to Central Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Shuttle
$26 - $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.

Contact Details
Towncar from Newark Airport to Central Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Private
$90 - $130
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Central Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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