There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Times Square by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

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

$3 - $130

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1006 / ...

$1 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Times Square 13.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Times Square 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Newark and Times Square is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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The train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Newark to Times Square bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Times Square is to train which takes 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Newark to Times Square bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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Newark to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to Times Square every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 22 min. Amtrak Acela Express also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Times Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $17 and the journey takes 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Times Square
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Times Square is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Newark to Times Square.

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