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    Car hire in Newark NJ at the best prices

    Rising up from the Passaic River, Newark in New Jersey is another iconic city in the New York metropolitan area. As a major shipping, air and railway hub, Newark boasts an estimated population of 281,944 inhabitants. Being one of the oldest European settled cities in the US, today it is the busiest seaport on the east coast.

    The city itself is a vibrant city, full of entertainment, bars, museums, libraries, galleries, performing arts, festivals and parades. Taking a stroll around one of its many suburbs, you will quickly find its quaint American architecture, historical monuments, independent cafés and stylish restaurants captivating you.

    The city of Newark is an iconic US city and as such, obtaining a car hire from Newark is the perfect location in which to do so. Auto Europe can help you obtain the most competitive quotation from a large selection of vehicles, all with the added bonus of local knowledge and on-hand customer service. Before setting off however, read our US driving information to make sure you are totally aware of road rules and regulations. Please check out the user ratings and comments posted by some of our previous customers in Newark and other parts of New Jersey by visiting our Newark NJ car hire reviews page.


    Like many US cities, driving around Newark downtown can be a nightmare, but if you get a car hire from Newark it might still be a viable option, should you prefer flexibility over being stuck in traffic. The major problem is that many of the roads are old, lacking a hard-shoulder and also are the only routes for commercial and industry heavy vehicles. Specific areas to avoid would be the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, Cross Bronx Expressway, George Washington Bridge and the Holland Tunnel.


    Finding a parking space in Newark can be a challenging experience. Often car parks and garages become full very quickly and if parking for long periods of time, can also become expensive. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center provides parking for around $20 per day, which is a reasonable charge compared to others. On-street parking is available throughout the city; however, these are metered and are charged at .25 cents for 15 minutes. In addition an abundance of parking lots are scattered around the city. Charges may vary slightly but expect to pay on average $15 for up to 2 hours

    Geographic Information

    Newark rises up from sea level to 230 feet (70m) above sea level in the west. Sited on the Passaic River, Newark nowadays is surrounded by residential suburbs. Due to the fact that the lower parts primarily consisted of marshland, Newark's main developments, especially for the wealthy, was situated further up into the hills. With the reclamation of the marshlands, Newark Liberty Airport was able to be built. To the east lies Newark Bay, to the south/southeast dense urban areas and to the north industrial and additional residential areas.

    Newark Airport

    Serving the US state of New Jersey, Newark Airport is one of the major airports in the New York City metropolitan area. Located between the cities of Elizabeth and Newark, this airport was the first major US airport and in 2016 handled 40 million passengers alone.

    Newark Airport (EWR)
    Address: 3 Brewster Road, Newark, New Jersey, 07114, USA
    Website: Newark Airport
    Telephone: +1 973 961 6000

    Public Transportation

    Newark has a good integrated transportation network, in which buses, trains and monorails interconnect seamlessly. Buses operate northbound to Downtown Newark, Newark Penn Station and Irvington. From here further connections are present via the rail network. An express bus exists, Nº 28 and transports you to Downtown Newark, Bloomfield Station and Newark Broad Street Station. A southbound bus service also exists to Elizabeth, Toms River and Lakewood.

    Trains are available to major destinations, such as Long Island and to the north of New Jersey. Direct rail links are also available to stations along the northeast corridor line and to major train hubs such as Newark Penn Station, New York Penn Station and Secaucus Junction. In addition, trains can also be caught to destinations along the northeastern corridor.

    The road network is of a good standard which makes getting a car hire in Newark ideal. If driving around isn't your idea of fun, then taxis and buses operating throughout the city and are also great ways to get around.

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