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Train to Morgans

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Train to Morgans

We are arriving 5 pm 11/26 at Newark and were planning to take the airtrain to NJ transit to Penn, and I was wondering if that is best, or if Grand Central is better/closer?

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1. Re: Train to Morgans

If I'm not mistaken NJTransit does not go to GCT.

"is GCT better/closer" than what?????

Edited: 22 November 2013, 14:24
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2. Re: Train to Morgans

The trains from the airports don't go to Grand Central. They go to Penn station. You'd take the AirTrain from the terminal to the train station at the airport. There you'd transfer to a NJ transit train going into Manhattan (don't take an Amtrak train. They're more expensive). Make sure you get out at NYC Penn station. There's also a Penn station in Newark that comes first. At Penn station in NYC, your options are to walk, take a bus or taxi to your hotel.

All these options show a bus for the last leg.


It's a 15 min. walk


or a 5 min. taxi ride.


The issue is how long will you wait for a taxi.

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3. Re: Train to Morgans

I'd do what was said before, and just walk the 1/2 mile from 33rdand 8th to 37th and Madison.

To summarize: AirTrain to Railroad station; NJ Transit Train to Penn Station, NY. Go upstairs, or if raining find the 7th Avenue exit. Walk to Madison which is just after 5th Avenue.

If you are desparate to take the subway from Penn Station NY, take the uptown 2 or 3 train one stop, then the 42 St Shuttle one stop to Grand Central Terminal; then walk 1/4 mile south on Madison.

If you are desparate to take the bus, take the 34 or 34A east the 3 stops. You will wait on line longer for a cab than you can walk there. And if it's raining, just buy a $3 umbrella.

Edited: 22 November 2013, 19:33
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4. Re: Train to Morgans

If you can't find a taxi (and from Penn station it can be hard), use an e-car (or an e-taxi) like Uber or GoGreen. You request one through your smart phone and that has become the answer to all our problems when trying to get a taxi.

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5. Re: Train to Morgans

it is easy to get a taxi if you walk up to 34th on 7th or down to 31st Street - avoid the cab line mess in front of either entrance to Penn Station


Edited: 22 November 2013, 20:20
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6. Re: Train to Morgans

Thank you for the great advice, everyone, as I go through last minute details. We will plan to get off at NY Penn and now will walk up (probably) 34th, instead of waiting in the long cab line at Penn., and get a cab from there. My husband and I will be with my 84 year old mother, who is in great shape, but we will have been traveling all day.

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7. Re: Train to Morgans

We did this route last night, Q32 bus is easy enough... But not 5 stops as Google suggests. Just follow the street numbers and press the bell! The hotel is not obviously marked, if you see Reserve door, entrance it to the left.

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