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There are 8 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights by bus, subway, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

Recommended option

Bus, line 4 subway  •  40m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 161 St - Yankee Stadium 4

$20

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  24m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Newark Airport to Washington Heights

$16 - $75

6 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 181 St A

$20

Train, line 1 subway  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 181 St 1

$18 - $22

Bus, line 158 bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the line 158 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to River Rd At Palisades Terrace 158

$18 - $21

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights 21.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights 21.7 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  24m

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to Washington Heights 21.7 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights is to shuttle which costs $16 - $75 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights. However, there are services departing from Newark Airport - Terminal B and arriving at River Rd At Palisades Terrace via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Washington Heights is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights without a car is to bus and line 4 subway which takes 40m and costs $20.

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It takes approximately 40m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights bus services, operated by Newark Airport Express, depart from Newark Airport - Terminal B station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at River Rd At Palisades Terrace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights is 22 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights.

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There are 1993+ hotels available in Washington Heights. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 40m

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

You can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 161 St - Yankee Stadium
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 181 St
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 181 St
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28m
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
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Newark Airport to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Newark Airport to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
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 Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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