To & From Newark

A photo of the local New Jersey Transit train station.

Getting to and from Newark on AirTrain is fast and easy. AirTrain Newark provides easy connections to and from NJ TRANSIT, PATH and Amtrak through one gateway: Newark Liberty International Airport Station. Customers may purchase a ticket to ride on AirTrain from NJ Transit or Amtrak at their train stations, ticket offices or ticketing machines and the AirTrain Newark fee will be included - one ticket does it all.

AirTrain is free for on-airport travel and makes frequent stops around the airport including airline terminals, parking lots, hotel shuttle areas and rental car facilities. Payment is made at Airport Station to enter or exit the system. Take AirTrain to Airport Station to connect to NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak.

If you’re departing from NYC Penn Station or Newark, take NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak to Newark Liberty International Airport Station. It takes about five minutes to get from AirTrain to the train platforms and between seven and 11 minutes to get to your terminal, depending on the terminal.

These detailed maps can help you find your way.

Download a printable map of AirTrain Newark.

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Here are a few tips to assist you in your travels.

AirTrain Schedules

AirTrain arrives and departs every three minutes from 5 a.m. to midnight and approximately every 15 minutes between midnight and 5 a.m. On Sundays, the train arrives and departs approximately every 15 minutes from 10 pm to 5 am. Nighttime operation is a shuttle service which requires transfer of trains. Shuttles generally run from the Airport Station to Terminal C, Terminal C to Terminal A, and Terminal A to Station P2. For more information, see AirTrain Newark Map.

Travel Times to Passenger Terminals

Travel times from Newark Liberty International Airport Station to passenger terminals vary.

  • Terminal C - 7 min.
  • Terminal B - 9 min.
  • Terminal A - 11 min.

For terminal-to-terminal transfers to catch connecting flights, please allow sufficient time to go through security checks at the next terminal.

Travel Times to Popular Destinations

Travel times vary. Listed below are approximate times:

  • New York Penn Station: 30 min.
  • Newark Penn Station: 15 min.
  • Trenton, NJ: 66 min.
  • Journal Square, NJ: 30 min.
  • Hoboken, NJ: 55 min.
  • 33 Street, NYC: 60 min.
  • World Trade Center, NYC: 40 min.
Via Amtrak
  • Philadelphia, PA: 70 min.

On weekdays, between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., at least six NJ TRANSIT trains arrive every hour at the airport station. Between 9 p.m. and midnight, four trains arrive every hour.

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Amtrak service on the Northeast Corridor runs approximately every hour between the Airport Station, New York City and Philadelphia. Amtrak also runs hourly service to New York City with some trains continuing to or originating from Boston, Massachusetts, providing service to Stamford and New Haven, Connecticut and intermediate points.

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PATH service runs frequently during most hours every day, but run at a reduced frequency during certain hours of the day. Passengers can connect with PATH at Newark Penn Station.

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