Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) (1-800-247-7433) is the closest large airport to the NJ Convention Center (NJCEC). Other area airports are: New York’s LaGuardia International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Atlantic City International Airport (1-609-645-7895) or Philadelphia International Airport (1-215-937-6937).
If you fly into EWR, then you will arrive in the A, B or C concourse. The easiest way of traveling around the airport is the Air Train which is free of charge between terminals, and it is easy to find (there are signs for it throughout the airport). The Air Train leaves every 3 minutes, except between midnight and 5:00am (7:00am on Sundays), when it leaves every 15 minutes. Once at EWR, you’ll have several options for getting to NJCEC.
(Directions at http://www.njexpocenter.com/directions)
RENTAL: To get to the car rental companies take the Air Train to Station P3 for Avis (1-800-230-4898), Hertz (1-800-654-3131) or National (1-800-CAR-RENT), or take it to Station P2 for Budget (1-800-527-0700), Dollar (1-800-800-4000), or courtesy vehicles that’ll take you to Enterprise (1-800-RENT-A-CAR).
Taxis operate from the airport, some taxi companies offer a flat rate based on destination.
You can take a shuttle from Newark Airport. The State Shuttle (1-800-427-3207) is one of the shuttle companies that operate out of the Airport. Please contact your hotel for shuttle information and price.
From Newark Airport: Take the Air Train to the Newark Liberty International Airport Rail Link Station. There is a $5.50 fee to get off at the Rail Link Station. NJ Transit tickets to Edison, Metro Park or the Metuchen Train Stations are sold there. The fares range from $11.50-$13.75 (one way) for adults and $8.25-$9.25 (one way) for children, seniors and disabled, depending on which station you choose to get off at. From there, you can take a cab; they pick up outside of the train station. Some hotels will pick you up from the train stations, call the hotel to find out.
From NYC: If you’re travelling from New York City, you can take NJ Transit North East Corridor Line from Penn Station. It takes roughly an hour, and the cost ranges from $10.00-$12.25 (one way) for adult and $4.50-$5.50 for senior, child and disabled. For more information call NJ Transit at (973) 275-5555 and (800) 772-2287.
PAST NYC AND PHILADELPHIA: If you’re travelling a greater distance, you may instead want to use Amtrak (1-800-USA-RAIL) to get here. If you use Amtrak, you may need to transfer to NJ Transit at some point; you can find information on routes and scheduling, as well as make reservations, online.
If there are any other questions please call the NJ Convention Center at 732-417-1400