offMetro NY> Transportation From Newark to Manhattan / Manhattan to Newark

Our picks for the best ways to get from Newark Airport to Manhattan.

Bus Lines

Olympia Express Bus
Depart: Port Authority, Bryant Park & Penn Station about every 30 minutes from 4:45am-1:45am.
Arrive: Newark Airport, terminals A, B and C.
Duration: Around 45 minutes.
Cost: $15 one-way or $25 round-trip.
Notes: Buy tickets online at coachusa.com or at each location.

NJTransit
Depart: A variety of buses leave Port Authority regularly.
Arrive: Newark Airport, terminals A, B, C.
Duration: About 30 minutes.
Cost: $7 one-way adult, $3.20 child/senior/disabled.
Notes: Check schedule on njtransit.com.

Trains

NJTransit & AirTrain
Depart:
Most Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains stop at the Newark Airport Station.  Trains leave New York Penn Station every 10-25 minutes.
Arrive:
Newark Airport Railroad Station. AirTrain transports to the terminals every 3-15 minutes.
Duration:
About 20-25 minutes.
Cost:
$15 one-way adult, $11.25 child/senior/disabled.
Notes:
Real-time train departures now available online for NJ Transit.

Shuttle

Go Airlink Shuttle
Depart: Anywhere between Battery Park and 125th St.
Arrive: Newark Airport, all terminals.
Duration: 1-1.5 hours.
Cost: Starts at $18 for 1 person, $69 for 3, $89 for 6 and $133 for 11.
Notes: Call 877.599.8200 24 hours in advance, go to goairlinkshuttle.com or visit the Ground Transportation desk near baggage. Runs 24/7.