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Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

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Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

Hi all,

In a few months I should go from Manhattan (West 42nd st) to Newark Airport, and would like to know a cheap and recommended way to go.

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

* Get to Penn Station. Walk, subway or taxi there. Can't comment on which of these options would work best for you.

* Take NJ Transit train from Penn Station to the airport in Newark (much cheaper than a taxi and it only takes about half an hour). The train will be much cheaper than taking a taxi from your hotel.

Edited: 14 December 2013, 11:33
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2. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

Sorry for the repeat info on the train being cheaper than the taxi. Too late to edit.

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3. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

Hi Maxisweden,

It's ok, I will check that option of taking the NJ transit train.

it is the same as the amtrak trains? or are different?

Thanks.

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4. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

They're different. Amtrak is much more expensive and less frequent. You want to take a NJTransit train. The ticket will cost $12.50. Once you get to Newark airport train station, you get on the AirTrain, which takes you to your terminal. The AirTrain is included in your ticket, hang on to your ticket stub until you get to the airport.

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5. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

and how long is that journey?

My american airlines flight departs at 13:55 to Miami, that is in Terminal A.

Airtrain leaves you near that terminal?

Thanks

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6. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

AirTrain Newark stops inside each of the three terminals - yes.

You need to start your journey at New York Penn Station. Purchase a $12.50 NJ Transit ticket to Newark Airport. Hold on to your ticket as you'll need it when you make the smooth and easy transfer between NJ Transit and AirTrain Newark. The big NJ Transit train is not what stops inside each terminal. The big NJ Transit train makes one stop at Newark Airport where you make an easy transfer to the monorail (AirTrain Newark) for each of the terminals.

It generally takes about 45 minutes but it is always recommended you allow at least 1 hour and 15 minutes just to be safe.

It is the most economical and the fastest and most reliable way to go to Newark Airport.

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7. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

You'll be able to find the train schedule from NYC Penn Station to Newark Liberty Airport at www.njtransit.com/ The train ride itself takes about 25 min or so.. Happy planning.. and Enjoy!

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8. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

Cheapest way is to take the PATH train(at 33rd Street near Macy's) to Penn Station Newark. There is a bus that leaves pretty frequently (its a local but not too long a trip) to Port Authority. There is a place you can put your luggage on many of the buses. Its under $5.

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9. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

there's a buss service from Port Authority, which is pretty close to your location. The bus will drop you off in front of the terminal, so it's pretty convenient:

…reachlocal.net/info/olympia/ss.toolkit.wher…

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10. Re: Fastest and cheapest way to go from NY to Newark Airport?

I will finally take the newark express bus (coach USA) from Port Authority terminal, and the ride costs 16$.