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newark to Manhattan........

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newark to Manhattan........

two of us are staying in the Travel Inn and are flying into Newark.

What's the best option for transport to our hotel from Newark on a Sat afternoon? prices etc

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1. Re: newark to Manhattan........

I used a shuttle bus company (think it was called blue shuttle or something like that) if you look on the Newark Airport website it gives you a link to it. It cost us about $17 each. You don't even need to book (although we did) as when you get through customs there is a desk there where you book it. It seemed the cheapest option but it does take about an hour/hour and half dependant on traffic and if you're the first or last that they drop off!

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2. Re: newark to Manhattan........

Here's the link that lists all the options

http://www.panynj.gov/aviation/egtsfram.htm

Your hotel is 2 long blocks from the Port Authority bus terminal. If all your luggage is on wheels, your best bet would be the Olympia bus to Port Authority (I think $12/person) and then walk to the hotel. It might be a bit cheaper to take the AirTrain to Penn Station NYC, BUT you'd have to take a cab or subway up to your hotel. The nearest subway stop is at Port Authority so you'd still have to walk that 2 blocks.

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3. Re: newark to Manhattan........

There is that bus co that takes you to your hotel but it always takes longer because you're dropping other people off AND it's more expensive. When you're just 2 blocks from the drop point on the other bus, seems a shame.

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4. Re: newark to Manhattan........

Hi,

We are staying at the Edison Hotel, near Times Square. Would the direct bus to Port Authority be the best option for us or is it to far to walk from our hotel?

Thanks in advance!

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5. Re: newark to Manhattan........

The bus terminal is at 42 st & 8th ave. The Edison is at 47 st & Broadway I think. It would be a 15 minute walk. Ok if everything is on wheels and weather's fine. A cab from Port Authority would be about $4.

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6. Re: newark to Manhattan........

Thanks Mr Whiz!!