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The cheapest trains from Newark, NJ to New York City

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

$27

Average

$37

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Newark, NJ to New York City will cost around $ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

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09:26AMNewark Penn Station0h19 09:45AMPenn Station
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$271One-way
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10:31AMNewark Penn Station0h18 10:49AMPenn Station
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$271One-way
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12:31PMNewark Penn Station0h18 12:49PMPenn Station
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$271One-way
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02:28PMNewark Penn Station0h18 02:46PMPenn Station
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$271One-way
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08:14PMNewark Penn Station0h20 08:34PMPenn Station
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$271One-way

Timetable Newark, NJ to New York City

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01:32AMNewark Penn Station0h23 01:55AMPenn Station
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09:26AMNewark Penn Station0h19 09:45AMPenn Station
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10:27AMNewark Penn Station0h18 10:45AMPenn Station
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10:31AMNewark Penn Station0h18 10:49AMPenn Station
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11:38AMNewark Penn Station0h16 11:54AMPenn Station
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12:29PMNewark Penn Station0h18 12:47PMPenn Station
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12:31PMNewark Penn Station0h18 12:49PMPenn Station
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01:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 01:53PMPenn Station
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02:28PMNewark Penn Station0h18 02:46PMPenn Station
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03:28PMNewark Penn Station0h18 03:46PMPenn Station
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03:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 03:53PMPenn Station
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04:30PMNewark Penn Station0h18 04:48PMPenn Station
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05:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 05:53PMPenn Station
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06:28PMNewark Penn Station0h18 06:46PMPenn Station
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08:14PMNewark Penn Station0h20 08:34PMPenn Station
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08:27PMNewark Penn Station0h18 08:45PMPenn Station
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$27Amtrak
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$11Amtrak
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$16Amtrak
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$16Amtrak

The fastest trains from Newark, NJ to New York City

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

16 m

Average

18 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

14 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Newark, NJ for New York City every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 14 km distance in an average of 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 16 m .

The slowest trains will take 23 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:38AMNewark Penn Station0h16 11:54AMPenn Station
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$511One-way
2nd Fastest
05:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 05:53PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
2nd Fastest
03:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 03:53PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
2nd Fastest
01:36PMNewark Penn Station0h17 01:53PMPenn Station
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$511One-way
10:31AMNewark Penn Station0h18 10:49AMPenn Station
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$271One-way

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Train Information to New York City from Newark, NJ

distanceDistance9 miles (14 km)
durationAverage train duration18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providers

Trains from Newark, NJ to New York City cover the 9 miles (14 km) long journey taking on average 18 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€14)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9).

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Amtrak trains between Newark, NJ and New York City

Find the best trains from Newark, NJ to New York City with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $11 (€9). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Newark, NJ and New York City.

Omio helps you find the perfect Newark, NJ - New York City train with Amtrak. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Newark, NJ to New York City, Omio shows you Amtrak’s current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Newark, NJ to New York City journey. You can expect to travel around 9 miles (14 km) from Newark, NJ to New York City on a train with Amtrak. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Amtrak tickets between Newark, NJ and New York City starting as low as $11 (€9) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Amtrak!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Newark, NJ and New York City:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Newark to New York

Taking a train from Newark, NJ to New York has never been easier. Passengers looking to avoid congestion in the city will find rail travel a great option. The distance between these two cities is about 15 miles (24 kilometers) and the average time a commuter spends on a train is about 20 minutes. The relatively higher frequency of trains from Newark to New York also makes the train journey between these two cities more convenient. Passengers can expect a train to leave from Newark heading to New York every 20 minutes. Whether commuting for business, or heading for a tourist trip in the city that never sleeps, Amtrak trains make the journey convenient, fast and easy. Trains terminate at the centrally located New York Penn Station where onward travel is easily organized thanks to excellent public transport links. Alternatively, travelers can exit the station and find themselves in the heart of the city close to numerous tourist attractions.

Which train companies travel from Newark to New York?

The main train company that operates from Newark, NJ to New York is Amtrak. This company operates several trains a day from Newark, NJ to New York with departures spread throughout the day at regular intervals. The frequency of the trains operated by Amtrak from Newark, NJ to New York is also relatively very high meaning passengers will rarely have to wait for the next departure. Amtrak is one of the leading providers of rail travel across America and parts of Canada. Each day, nearly 87,000 passengers use one of their 300 available routes connecting destinations across the country. Amtrak trains reach speeds of up to 150mph ensuring passengers comfort as they travel. With modern rolling stock across their fleet, Amtrak strives to provide a high quality service with every journey.

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

A train ride from Newark to New York takes anywhere from 17 minutes to 23 minutes, so it is by no means a long journey. Trains to New York from Newark are not affected by such factors as traffic congestion and tend to take less time to move between the two cities. The journey from Newark to New York by train is direct and does not require any changes along the way.

How many trains travel from Newark to New York?

With trains leaving regularly throughout the day, passengers should not struggle to find a service to fit their schedule. Amtrak offer nearly 30 departures daily with services beginning in the morning, and continuing until the evening. During peak times, passengers will see trains leaving as frequently as every 20 minutes. The high number of trains operated by Amtrak makes it easy for travelers to be flexible when organizing their train from Newark to New York.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Newark to New York?

Departure stations: Amtrak Train Company operates trains from Newark to New York from two departure stations namely Newark, NJ - Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Newark, NJ - Penn Station (NWK). The distance from Newark, NJ city center to the Newark, NJ - Liberty International Airport (EWR) is about four miles which is equivalent to ten minutes of driving. On the other hand, Newark, NJ - Penn Station (NWK) is less than half a mile (0.8 kilometers) from Newark, NJ city center, which is equivalent to four minutes of driving. Both train stations are accessible from Newark, NJ city center via taxi services. Due to the proximity to Newark, NJ city center, Newark, NJ - Penn Station (NWK) can be accessed by bike. Public transport is however available from Newark, NJ City center to Newark, NJ - Liberty International Airport (EWR). Both train stations have facilities such as parking for travelers who opt to use their own car, waiting areas, and retail outlets where passengers can grab quick snacks.

Arrival station: Trains from Newark to New York will complete their journey at New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP). The station is considered a gateway to the nation's largest city, with more than half a million commuters and passengers passing through the concourse every day. Penn Station has 21 tracks served by seven tunnels and is the center of the NorthEast Corridor line. The distance from New York, NY city center to New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP) is just over a mile (1.1 kilometers) which is equivalent to approximately six minutes of driving. The station is centrally located in the heart of Manhattan with great links to the subway. Facilities in New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP) include ATM, payphones, restrooms, vending machines, and Amtrak WiFi.

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains between Newark, NJ and New York City?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Newark, NJ to New York City to cost as little as $11 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to New York City from Newark, NJ?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Newark, NJ to New York City train price to come in at an average of $17 (€14)  one way.
How far is New York City from Newark, NJ by train?
The Newark, NJ to New York City train distance is approximately 9 miles (14 km).
How long is the train between Newark, NJ and New York City?
On average the Newark, NJ to New York City train travel time is 18 min  for the 9 miles (14 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When does the first train depart from Newark, NJ to New York City? When does the last train depart from Newark, NJ to New York City?
You can take the first train from Newark, NJ to New York City at 5: 32 AM. The last train from Newark, NJ to New York City that you can take departs at 11: 04 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Newark, NJ to New York City schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Newark, NJ to New York City to get the best deals?
You can find trains to New York City from Newark, NJ to cost on average $17 (€14) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Newark, NJ to New York City train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.