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Public Transportation Newark Liberty Airport EWR

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Public Transportation fom Newark Airport:  (The Airtrain serving 24/7 inside the Airport  takes 7 mins to Terminal C, 9 mins to Terminal B & 11 mins to Terminal A.)

By Train:
For New Jersey or Amtrak Train connections, passengers need to use the AirTrain Newark system. (for train schedules visit either:  www.amtrak.com,  www.NJtransit.com  or www.airtrainnewark.com.   For AirTrain Newark rail connections map open:  http://www.panynj.gov/airports/pdf/Travel-Guide-AirTrainNewark.pdf
    AirTrain Connections:  Air Train is free within the Airport & thereafter it is $5.50 which is included on both the New Jersey Transit and Amtrak tickets to/from the Airport (hold on to your ticket - you need it twice). The AirTrain stations of each terminal have ticket counters. The Air Train connects passengers at the Newark Penn Station (a 15 minutes trip) to:
  - the Path /NJ Transit  to Journal Square (30 mins) & to Hoboken (55 mins) in New Jersey;  and to  Manhattan's 33rd Street (60 mins) & the World Trade Center downtown (40 mins) in New York. Path trains run underground in Manhattan.
  - the NJ Transit to New York's Penn Station (30 mins) - current fare $12.50); or to Trenton, N.J. (66 mins); for more information open www.njtransit.com
  - the Amtrak train (tel. 800-872-7245 or visit: www.amtrak.com) to either:
        (a) Philadelphia, PA (70 mins); between 6am-9pm six or more trains arrive hourly at the Airport station - from 9pm-midnight its only four  trains with service. 
        (b) to New York City  and beyond (some trains continue their route all the way to Boston, with some stops in between.

By Bus: 
- The Newark Airport - Manhattan
Bus (blue & yellow) runs every 15 minutes and only costs $16! For more information open https://newarkairpotexpress.com/Newark/Home
- The NJ Express Bus
runs daily, 24/7 and departing every 15 mins 6:45am-11:15pm; thereafter every 30 mins.  (For more information open: www.coachusa.com/olympia/ss.newarkairport.asp (one-way $16, round trip $28). Buses depart on level 1 outside of TA (stop 5), of TB (Stop 2) and  of TC (stops 5 & 6) and all make stops at Grand Central Station (NYC east side, 41st St.), at Bryant Park (42d St. & 5th Av.), and at Port Authority Bus Terminal (NYC west side at 41st St. (betw. 8th & 9th Ave.)
- New Jersey bus lines 28, 37, 62, 67 & 107 serve the Airport - for more information open the NJ Transit website at www.njtransit.com/hp/hp_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=HomePageTo.
- Passengers heading westwards to Pennsylvania should take the Trans-Bridge Lines. (open: www.transbridgelines.com/daily.htm

- Connecting to JFK Airport: The least expensive way is taking the AirTrain to the Newark Penn Station, switching there to the underground Path Train, getting off at Manhattan's New York Penn Station; following signs to the A train subway station, and taking the A subway all the way to Howard Beach station, then transferring to the Airtrain which serves all terminals - count on up to 2 hours transfer time at rush hours when A trains run express, add half hour during non-rush hours.   Aside from taxis & limos,  you may want to try the Olympic Airporter, which runs every hour from EWR's Terminal A to JFK's Terminal 1 - taking 1.5 hours (open olympic-limo.com)
If opting for private Limo or Van Service (visit Ground Transport Information Counter in baggage claim areas of the terminals) - the transfer takes an estimated 75-90 minutes travel time.
- Connecting to LaGuardia Airport (LGA):  You have several options:
  - metered taxis available from uniformed dispatchers outside the terminals; or
  - for private Limo or Van Service visit the Ground Transport Information Counter in baggage claim areas of the terminals) - estimated transfer time: 60-90 minutes;
  - The ETS Air Shuttle (tel. 718-221-5341) takes 45-60 mins.
  - the least expensive option: Take the AirTrain to Newark Penn Station, switching there to the underground Path Train, getting off at Manhattan's Penn Station with two options there:
   (a) follow signs to the subway station, take the E or F train  to  'Jackson  Heights/ Roosevelt Avenue' station & from there take the Q buses to LGA which, take only minutes to LGA (subways have route/transfer maps in their trains); or
   (b) simply exit Penn Station and take the Public bus 'NYC Airporter' running frequently directly to LaGuardia (tel. 718-777-5111 - you can purchase tickets online at NYCAirporter.com.)

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