There are 5 ways to get from Newark to Washington Heights by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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

Train, line 1 subway  •  52 min

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

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 76 bus, line 182 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Broad St At Prudential Dr to Hackensack Bus Terminal 76
  2. Take the line 182 bus from Hackensack Bus Terminal to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal 182 / ...

$2 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 1006 bus, subway  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 1006 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1006 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 181 St A

$12 - $20

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Washington Heights 17.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Washington Heights 17.7 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Washington Heights. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Prudential Dr and arriving at Gw Bridge Bus Terminal via Hackensack Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Newark and Washington Heights is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Washington Heights without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Newark to Washington Heights, including transfers.

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Newark to Washington Heights bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Prudential Dr station.

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Newark to Washington Heights bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Gw Bridge Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Washington Heights is 18 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Newark to Washington Heights.

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There are 1739+ hotels available in Washington Heights. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Washington Heights.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Washington Heights, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Newark to Washington Heights via Hackensack Bus Terminal in around 1 h 44 min.

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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Prudential Dr to Hackensack Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Hackensack Bus Terminal to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Washington Heights
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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