Newark Airport Informational Guide to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) - NON OFFICIAL

Newark Airport Taxi

Taking a taxi from Newark Airport is a good option to get to Manhattan, Elizabeth or Jersey. 

From the Airport you can reach Midtown Manhattan, which is located at 24 kilometres (34 minutes), Elizabeth, at 4 kilometres (10 minutes), and Jersey, at 13 kilometres (17 minutes).

As a general advice, taking a taxi from Newark Airport to New York City may be quite expensive and it can take longer than expected, since tends to be lot of traffic in NYC.


Taxi cabs can be found outside every airport terminal, where taxi stand is located. You just need to get to the stand and you will be immediately directed to any of the available taxis.

TAXI Companies

Generally, the taxis available at Newark Airport are mostly from New Jersey local companies, which are not regulated by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission.

Passengers will find the taxi companies available at the arrivals area. 


Sample Fares from Newark Liberty Airport do not include tolls and tips. Also, there is an additional surcharge for luggage over 24 inches.

Tipping is customary for good service.

During weekday rush hours, morning from 6AM to 9AM and afternoon 4PM to 7PM and weekends (Saturday and Sunday) there is a fee charge of USD $5.00.          


- Between Terminals, parking lots and bus stops: USD $13.00 
- From Terminal A to Port Newark: USD $18.00
- To Newark City Center: USD $15.00 - $18.00    
- To Elizabeth City: USD $20.00 - $25.00  
- To Jersey City: USD $46.00
- To New York City / Manhattan. Depending of the area rates range from USD $50.00 to $75.00.
In case you are travelling with a NYC Taxi, there is a surcharge of USD $15.00.
- To LaGuardia Airport: USD $87.00
- To JFK International Airport: USD $85.00

*Prices are subject to change


Lyft and Uber offer transportation services to and from Newark Liberty International Airport. In order to ask for a car it is needed to download the application to your smartphone. 


If you want private transportation to and from Newark Airport, you can book a transfer to your desired destination. 

Book your transfer here