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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Newark to New York. The train trip from Newark to New York is usually about 2 hours and 5 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can get you there in as little as one hour and 57 minutes.

Distance116 mi (187 km)
Fastest train1h 57m
Lowest price$22.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to New York?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Newark, DE and New York, NY cost $60.54, on average. Booking your trip at least 29 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $87.05 more.

Average prices by travel date

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The average cost of a one-way train trip from Newark to New York is expected to fluctuate between $46 and $105 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to New York in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Newark is $50.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during January. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Newark to New York, with the average price at just $61. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $109. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Newark to New York. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around $87.05. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Newark to New York?

2 train services operate from Newark to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 7m$96.59
Amtrak Northeast Regional32h 5m$85.53
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Newark to New York every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $22.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 3 daily train trips from Newark to New York, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Newark and New York is approximately 116 miles, or 187 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 57 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Newark to New York. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Newark at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Newark to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Newark.

City Information

Newark

Newark, Delaware, is a small city packed with history and culture. The picturesque Historic Courthouse, which dates to the 18th century, boasts an impressive stone exterior and a Tiffany glass skylight inside. The Iron Hill School Museum is exactly what it says on the tin: a museum in a historic schoolhouse on Iron Hill. The small building is filled to the brim with natural history exhibits and Native American artifacts. For those too cool for school, swing by the free Mineralogical Museum on the University of Delaware campus for one of the best mineral, crystal, and gem collections in the U.S.

Newark is also known for its excellent dining at places like Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, the Stone Balloon Ale House, or Home Grown Cafe. When you’re ready to work off those meals, visit Glasgow Park Trail, with a basketball court, tennis court, and a general exercise area. The Newark Shopping Center is the local go-to for eating and shopping, or take a drive out to Christiana Mall between Newark and Wilmington for more options.

Amtrak connects the city to Philadelphia, Newark (the other one), and Baltimore from the Newark Train Station, right next to the University of Delaware campus. Flixbus also has service across Delaware, with routes connecting Newark to Boston, Charlotte, and Greensboro.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Newark?

Main departure station: 10 Mopar Dr

There is one train station in Newark.

All train stations in Newark:

  • 10 Mopar Dr

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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