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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to New York?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest Train0h 17m
Trains Per Day21
Train Lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $22.49 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to New York, NY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $18.18 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to New York?

The distance between Newark and New York is approximately 9 miles, or 14 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to New York.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Newark to New York are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Newark at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Newark to New York?

There are 21 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. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to New York for $7.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to New York?

There are 5 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 14 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela30h 20m$36.98
Amtrak Carolinian10h 23m$29.88
Amtrak Keystone Service20h 21m$38.98
Amtrak Northeast Regional140h 23m$23.51
Amtrak Vermonter10h 21m$20.77

Where is the train station in Newark?

There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to New York:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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