Newark Liberty International Airport Ground Transportation


A monorail system, AirTrain Newark, connects the terminals with the Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Link Station for connection to Amtrak and New Jersey Transit service. 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.

Newark Liberty International Airport Airtrain

Continental Airlines uses this rail connection to book passengers through Newark to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Wilmington Station in Wilmington, Delaware, Penn Station in New York City, Stamford Station in Stamford, Connecticut, and Union Station in New Haven, Connecticut.


AirTrain Newark provides easy connections to/from NJ TRANSIT, PATH and Amtrak through one gateway: Newark Liberty Airport Station. AirTrain provides a facility for passengers to get to and from Manhattan and points north or Philadelphia and points south. It also connects travelers to hotel shuttles, central parking lots, airline terminals and rental car facilities.


It takes about 5 minutes to get from AirTrain to the train platforms and between 7-11 minutes to get to your terminal, depending if its A, B or C.


AirTrain departs every 3 minutes from 5a.m. to 00.00 approximately. There is no rail service between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. nightly.


The monorail is free for use between all stations, but passengers wishing to exit or enter the Rail Link station must pay a $5.50 fee. NJ Transit tickets to or from the Rail Link station (indicated by ** EWR ** on the tickets) that are sold at ticket windows and vending machines automatically include the $5.50 fee. 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.


GO Airlink NYC

Private Shuttle

There are also many private shuttles operating between Manhattan, Newark, JFK, LaGuardia, and other destinations. Go Airlink NYC frequently runs web specials, both one-way and return trips.



Bus lines 28, 37, 62, 67, 107 provides service from Newark airport.


Express Bus runs between Newark Liberty Airport and New York City. It runs 24/7 during all year and the cost is around $16 for one way, or $28 for round trip. Buses depart from Terminal A, B and C and each one stops at Grand Central Station - 41st Street between Park and Lexington avenues; Bryant Park - 42nd Street and 5th Avenue; Port Authority Bus Terminal 41st Street between 8th and 9th avenues.


NJT buses operate northbound local service to Irvington, Downtown Newark, and Newark Penn Station, where connections are available to the PATH rapid transit system and rail lines. Line 28 is one of the fastest ones to go to Downtown Newark, Newark Broad Street Station and Bloomfield Station. Southbound service travels to Elizabeth, Lakewood, Toms River and intermediate places.


Private company: Trans-bridge line

Daily service to Newark, NYC and JFK airports from the Lehigh Valley area, Doylestown, New Hope, Pennsylvania / Clinton, Phillipsburg, Frenchtown, Lambertville, Flemington / Branchburg, New Jersey. Weekday service is available to Wall Street, Lower Manhattan and Jersey City from Clinton and the Lehigh Valley.



The New Jersey Turnpike has 2 exits that allow motorists to gain access to Newark Liberty International Airport. Those exits are 13A and 14.



Taxis also operate from the airport at flat rates based on destination.


Sample Fares from Newark Liberty Airport to: Do not include tolls and tips. Approximate prices:

- Between Terminals, short term parking lots and bus stops - $13

- From Terminal A to Port Newark - $18

- To Newark City Center - $15 - $18

- To Elizabeth City - $20/$25

- To Jersey City - $46

- To New York City/Manhattan - Depending of the area rates can go from $50 to $70.

- To LaGuardia Airport - $87

- To JFK International Airport - $85


Tipping is customary for good service. During weekday rush hours there’s a fee charge of 5 dollars.


Newark Liberty is the only exception to the rule that a New York City taxi driver may refuse to take a passenger to any destination outside the five boroughs.


Prices subject to change