There are 4 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.

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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

3 alternative options

Line 1604 bus, subway  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 1604 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1604 / ...
  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

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Washington Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Washington Heights is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 20 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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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Newark to Washington Heights, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Newark to Washington Heights. However, you can take the train to New York Penn Station, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, then take the line 1 subway to 181 St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Newark to Washington Heights via New York, Ny and 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 54 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17
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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