AirTrain Newark

The AirTrain stands for a monorail system which runs between the terminals in Newark Airport and the Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Link Station in order to access to Amtrak and the New Jersey Transit Service. It also goes to Manhattan and certain points in Philadelphia. 

AirTrain offers transportation between the different terminals at Newark Airport.

Passengers can use this connection to travel from EWR to any station along New Jersey Transit’s Northeast Corridor or North Jersey Coast Line, including regional transit hubs such as New York City’s Penn Station.

AirTrain 1 Newark Airport
Access to AirTrain. 

AirTrain arrives and departs every 3-5 minutes daily from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. and approximately every 15 minutes between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Nighttime operation is a shuttle service which requires transfer of trains. These shuttles generally run from the Airport Station (also known as Train Station) to Terminal C, Terminal C to Rental Car, and Rental Car to Terminal A. For more information.

AirTrain 2 Newark Airport
Directions to the AirTrain in Newark Airport. 

Transfer between terminals with AirTrain:

Terminal C: 7 min.
Terminal B : 11 min.
Terminal A : 20 min.

Opening hours: It is open 24/7. Frequencies vary depending on the time of the day, normally there is an AirTrain every 10 to 15 minutes. 


AirTrain stations are located at every terminal of the Airport (A, B and C). They are located on the top floor of the terminal buildings, as well as on the parking lots P1, P2, P3 and P4 and car rental facilities.


Monorail is free of use between all terminals and Airport stations, except for travelling from and to Amtrak and New Jersey Transit Station.  

Passengers wishing to exit or enter the Rail Link station must pay a USD $8.25 fee.

Then, passengers will get a fee depending on their final destination. 

To check more information about fares, please visit Amtrak site or NJ Transit site

Tickets purchased on a train will not allow passengers to enter the Rail Link station; they will have to pay the fee at the station.

Where do I buy my ticket?

For NJ Transit tickets to or from the Rail Link station that are sold at ticket windows and vending machines automatically include the USD $8 fee.

For Amtrak tickets, please buy your ticket at Quik-Trak machines or Amtrak ticket agents located at Newark Liberty International Airport Station or online. 

Penn Station to Newark Airport 

Since AirTrain Newark provides easy connections to and from NJ TRANSIT, PATH and Amtrak through one gateway: Newark Liberty Airport Station, it is quite easy to get to Manhattan from EWR. 

AirTrain 3 Newark Airport
AirTrain Network at Newark. 


Take the train to Newark Liberty Airport Train Station (you can easily get there by the AirTrain from any of the airport terminals), then transfer to a New Jersey Transit Service train towards Penn Station in NYC (it is the last stop, don’t get confused and get out at Penn Station in Newark).

Total travel time can take between 30 up to 45 minutes. 

Opening hours: 7 days a week. 

The route to get to Newark Airport from Penn Station is the same, but on the other way around.