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There are 6 ways to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...

$12 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$9 - $23

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Bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Queens Bl/78 Av X63 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION Q10

$22 - $33

Taxi  •  34m

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 25.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  34m

  1. Drive from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 25.4 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  34m

  1. Take a town car from Newark to New York JFK Airport 25.4 miles

$16 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) station. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Market St and arriving at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION via Terminal C, Madison Av/E 42 St and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Newark and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 21 miles. The road distance is 25.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs $12 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Madison Av/E 42 St station.

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Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs $12 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a train from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Terminal C, Grand Central Terminal, Madison Av/E 42 St, Queens Bl/78 Av, and Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd in around 2h 56m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Madison Av/E 42 St to Queens Bl/78 Av
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Kew Gardens Rd /80 Rd to JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Newark to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
34m
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION.

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Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 25 miles. It takes approximately 34m to drive from Newark to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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