How to Get from New Jersey to New York City

There are five modes of transportation between New Jersey and New York City. Those include; NJ Transit trains, buses, ferries, shuttles and the PATH subway which is the fastest, most reliable, most affordable, and most flexible option. The best options depends on where you are coming from and where you plan to stay near NYC. See this map of hotels in NJ close to NYC for more about accommodations and to understand what method of transit is best for you.

Q: How to Get from Penn Station NYC to Newark Airport
A: The simplest way to get from Penn Station in New York City to Newark Airport is to take the NJ Transit train to the Newark Liberty Airport Station then transfer to the AirTrain that takes guest to the Newark Airport terminal. It takes about 30 minutes to get from Penn Station in NYC to the Newark Airport station on the NJ Transit trains. Expect to spend another 20 minutes transferring to the AirTrain and taking the train to your terminal. The AirTrain system runs between 5AM and midnight. NJ Transit trains run between 6AM and 9PM on weekdays between Penn Station and EWR.

Transportation from Newark Airport EWR to NYC

There are three options to get from EWR (Newark Airport) to New York City (Manhattan). Those options include; bus, train, or a combination of the PATH subway and NJ Transit train. Olympia Trails runs an express bus route between the Newark Airport and the New York City Port Authority Building, Grand Central Station and Bryant Park. For train access, take the AirTrain (light rail) to the Newark Liberty Airport Station. There board a NJ Transit train with a final destination at NYC’s Penn Station. If your destination in NYC is the Financial District near World Trade Center, or Peir 11 transfer to the PATH system at Newark’s Penn Station. See this map of hotels in NJ close to NYC for more about accommodations.