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Best way to get from LGA to Newark NJ

Find the best ways to travel from LGA to Newark NJ. You can also request a ride directly in the app at the tap of a button.

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Looking to find out how to get from LGA Airport to Newark? Discover a range of transportation options that will seamlessly take you to your destination. Whether you prefer the convenience of rideshare services, the efficiency of trains, the economy of public buses, the comfort of private shuttles, or the affordability of shared ride services, there is a transportation method for you. Explore the different options available and select the one that suits your budget and preferences.

Public transportation: Travelers can take buses and trains from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Newark. The trip lasts approximately 76 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 26 miles. The price can range from $18 to $45.

Taxi: Taxis can be used to travel from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Newark. The average journey duration is about 26 minutes, it covers a distance of around 25 miles, and the price is approximately $112.

Uber: Request a ride with Uber to travel from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Newark. The trip lasts about 64 minutes, the route covers a distance of around 27 miles, and the price is about $121.

Note: The travel times and costs are approximate and subject to change depending on traffic conditions and other factors. Updated October 1, 2023.

Reserve a ride in advance to Newark NJ

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to get from LGA to Newark NJ. Request a ride up to 90 days before your trip, at any time and on any day of the year.

Reserve may not be available for your pickup location.

Getting from LGA to Newark NJ

When you ride with Uber on your next trip from LGA to Newark NJ, you’ve got choices. Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, find a ride option that fits your needs and budget. If you like to plan ahead, consider scheduling a ride to Newark NJ in advance. Or you can request a ride on demand from LGA in the Uber app.

The route your driver takes might depend on the time of day and other factors, like traffic and how many other riders are making requests. You can have a stress-free ride knowing that the Uber app will suggest the most efficient route to your driver.

Average Travel Time

1.1 hours

Average Route Price


Average Route Distance

27 miles

How to get from LGA to Newark NJ

Compare ride options getting from LGA to Newark NJ. Check the Uber app for current prices and travel options available.



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Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to geography, traffic delays, promotions, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.

Frequently asked questions

  • The Uber app gives you the power to request a ride from LGA anytime, 24/7.

  • The average price for this trip is $124. Open the Uber app and input Newark NJ in the “Where to?” box. The price estimate for each ride option will appear; scroll to see what’s available. Prices will vary based on time of day and how many riders are making requests.

  • The most affordable ride choice from LGA to Newark NJ is Green.

  • The average duration for this ride is 65 minutes. Before a trip starts, your app gives an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for when your driver is likely to arrive at LGA. After your trip starts, your app provides an ETA for when you are likely to arrive at Newark NJ. Please note: ETAs are not guaranteed; various factors like heavy traffic or road construction could affect travel time.

  • The average trip from LGA to Newark NJ using the Uber app is about 27 miles.

  • If Uber Reserve is an option in the Uber app at LGA, you can request a ride from LGA anywhere from 2 hours to 90 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year. Uber’s ride-scheduling technology and Uber Reserve can help you be on time.

  • Check in the Uber app to see if car rentals are available at LGA. If you see the Rent icon, you can complete your reservation using the Uber app. Then you can rent a car and drive yourself to Newark NJ. To get more details, go to

The data presented on this page represents historical average prices, durations, and distances for routes. Actual prices, durations, and distances may vary based on factors such as location, traffic conditions, and other variables. Information provided here is for reference purposes only and should not be considered as binding.