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Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

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Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

We are a couple travelling into Newark very soon and are getting confused re the options for transfer! I believe that the bus is the best option for our travel times, please help??

Arrive Newark 24th May @ 7pm

Depart Newark 31st May @ 8am !!

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1. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

No, the train is the best option for your travel times, but where are you going?

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2. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Where exactly in Times Square are you going? The train is always faster than the bus but the bus stops closer to Times Square.

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3. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Element Hotel, do the trains run that early in the morning as we would have to be at the airport for about 6am?

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4. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

The trains run 24/7. The bus doesn,t.

http://www.coachusa.com/olympia/ss.details.asp?action=Lookup&c1=New+York&s1=NY&c2=Newark+Liberty+Airport&s2=NJ&resultId=63649&order=&dayFilter=&scheduleChoice=&sitePageName=%2Folympia%2Fss%2Enewarkairport%2Easp&cbid=835472720251

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5. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Take the AirTrain to the Newark Airport Railroad station (it stops at every terminal and goes to the station).

Take an New York-bound New Jersey Transit Train (not an Amtrak train which costs a lot more) to Penn Station NEW YORK (it's the stop after "Penn Station Newark"). It's about $12.50 each way.

Go up the escalator to 8th Avenue and walk in the direction of one-way traffic the 1/3 mile to your hotel.

Check the NJ Transit web site and you will almost certainly see that trains go from NYC to Newark Airport (EWR) as early as 5 AM.

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6. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

A correction to NorthofDC's description: after stopping at Penn Station in Newark, the train will probably also stop at Secaucus Junction before getting to NYC.

You definitely can get a train that will get you to the airport by 6 AM -- they run less frequently in the very early morning hours, but they do run. Check the schedule at www.njtransit.com

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7. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Thank you, so you would say this is preferable over the Olympia coach option?

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8. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Your hotel is directly across the street from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where the airport bus would arrive, so that's an advantage. You do have the risk of being stuck in traffic.

For your return trip the bus starts at 4:45 a.m., and leaves every half hour until 6:45 a.m., so you could take the bus back to the airport. Traffic shouldn't be an issue for your departure time. I think the train is more reliable, but the bus should be OK for you. It does cost slightly more.

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9. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Is this the correct information / train number ??

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Depart : Airtrain T B at 7:53 PM

Board : Train/Subway toward NIA Tram Newark Airport Airtrain

Arrive : Airtrain NJT/AMTRAK RR Station at 8:04 PM

Depart : Newark Airport Railroad Station at 8:10 PM

Board : Train 3874 toward NY Penn Station

Arrive : NY Penn Station at 8:36 PM

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10. Re: Travel from Newark (Terminal B) into Time Sq - Please help?

Whiz: train service between EWR and Manhattan actually doesn't run 24 hours as there is no NJ Transit train service to the airport station between approx 2:00 AM and 5:00 AM

panynj.gov/airports/pdf/ewr-airtrain-brochur…