On Route to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Last, but not least, we have Newark Liberty International Airport. The airport is, as stated in its name, located in Newark, New Jersey. Heading to the airport might seem like a trek compared to the two others, but it compensates with a less busy atmosphere. The airport covers 2,027 acres and has three terminals. It’s located around 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan. You can check out a map of the airport and its terminals on EWR’s website.
Common flights from Newark:
- San Francisco, California
- Orlando, Florida
- London, United Kingdom
- Tel Aviv, Israel
- Toronto, Canada
Known airlines that fly from Newark:
- Delta Air Lines
- United Airlines
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Virgin America
Transport options to Newark include:
- NJ Transit
- Airport Express Bus
- NYC Cabs/Uber/Lyft
NJ Transit: From Penn Station to Newark Airport the travel time is approximately 35 to 50 minutes. A route option would be to take the Trenton Transit Center bound NJ Transit train and get off at Newark Airport railroad station. Take the Newark AirTrain for the remainder of the trip. Cost: $13 for a NJ Transit rail ticket and $5.50 for a Newark AirTrain ticket.
Airport Express Bus: If Newark Liberty Airport is your destination you should use Newark Airport Express. Their buses depart every 15 to 30 minutes, and travel time is around 35 minutes to terminal A. You can board the bus at these Midtown Manhattan locations:
- Grand Central Terminal (41st Street between Lexington and Park Avenue) (Terminal A)
- Across from Bryant Park at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue (Terminal B)
- Port Authority Bus Terminal (41st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) (Terminal C)
Cost: $17 from Manhattan to Newark Airport.
NYC cabs/Uber/Lyft: From Penn Station to Newark Liberty International Airport it will take approximately 30 minutes without traffic. Cost: $62-75 with Uber (low-cost option), $43 with Lyft, and $50-70 with a cab.