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There are 7 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal

$17

Cheapest option

Train  •  56 min

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

$16 - $20

5 alternative options

Bus via Newark Airport - Terminal B  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Bryant Park

$17

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building 17.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building 17.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  19 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Newark Airport to Empire State Building

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to Empire State Building 17.1 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal C and arriving at Grand Central Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building station. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at New York Penn Station via Newark Airport Railroad Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Empire State Building is 11 miles. The road distance is 17.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building without a car is to bus which takes 32 min and costs $17.

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The bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, depart from Terminal C station.

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

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building is to bus which takes 32 min and costs $17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $15 - $20 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Empire State Building, NY, USA?

Newark Airport Express operates a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Bryant Park
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Newark Airport to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Newark Airport to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, arrive at Grand Central Terminal station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building is 17 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Empire State Building.

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There are 1936+ hotels available in Empire State Building. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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