Transportation

It’s as easy to get to New Jersey as it is to explore New Jersey! Our state has major transportation hubs giving you access to all of NJ and beyond.

The following information is to assist you as you make your plans to study in New Jersey.

NOTE: Information on this page is offered for information purposes only. Study New Jersey does not endorse any commercial or private means of transportation.

AIRPORTS

Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport serves central/northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. More than 40 airlines operate out of Newark Liberty International Airport. A complete list with airline telephone numbers.

Upon arrival at JFK International Airport, ground transportation to Newark Liberty International is available by the following. Please note this is a partial listing.

John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport serves the New York metropolitan area including New Jersey. More than 80 airlines operate out of John F. Kennedy International Airport. A complete list with airline telephone numbers.

Upon arrival at JKK International Airport, ground transportation to Newark Liberty International is available by the following. Please note this is a partial listing.

State Shuttle:
offering 24 hour service to Newark Liberty International. Telephone Number: 1-800-427-3207

AirTran JFK:
providing service from Manhattan to JFK airport. Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, AirTrain provides easy connections with MTA New York City Transit subways and buses and the Long Island Rail Road

Express Bus Service:
provides service from JFK International airport to Newark Liberty International Airport.

Philadelphia International Airport
Philadelphia International Airport serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area and central/southern New Jersey. More than 20 airlines operate out of Philadelphia International Airport.

Upon arrival in Philadelphia, ground transportation to New Jersey is available through the following. Please note this is a partial listing:

  • AAA Airport One Direct
  • American Limo
  • Atlantic Sedan Service

A complete listing is available on the website.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

NJ Transit
NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey’s public transportation entity. NJ TRANSIT is the nation’s third largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit, linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.

A complete listing of all available rail service through NJ TRANSIT can be found on the website.

NJ TRANSIT connects with other major transportation providers at major locations across the state including the following:

AMTRAK:
Provides rail service along the Northeast Corridor (Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Boston) and intermediate points as well as national long-distance rail service. NJ TRANSIT customers can connect to Amtrak at Newark, Trenton, Metropark in New Jersey, New York Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street stations.

Greyhound Bus Transportation:
Provides intercity bus service to 2400 locations in North America. NJ TRANSIT customers can connect to Greyhound at Port Authority Bus Terminal (NYC), Newark Penn Station, Philadelphia’s Greyhound Bus Terminal or Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA):
Operates New York City Transit (subway and bus Metro-North Rail Road, Long Island Rail Road and other services in New York. NJ TRANSIT customers can connect to MTA services at New York Penn Station, Port Authority Bus Terminal or George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal.

PATCO (Port Authority Transportation Corporation):
Provides rail service between Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.

PATH (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey):
PATH trains provide frequent service 24-hours a day between Newark, Jersey City, Hoboken and New York. NJ TRANSIT customers can connect to PATH at Newark Penn Station or Hoboken Terminal.

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority):
Provides transit service in Philadelphia and Southeast Pennsylvania. NJ TRANSIT customers can connect to SEPTA service at Trenton Transit Center or Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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