The driving distance from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport is:

31 miles / 50 km

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Driving distance from JFK to EWR

The total driving distance from JFK to EWR is 31 miles or 50 kilometers.

Your trip begins at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York. It ends at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from JFK to EWR so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from JFK to EWR based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between JFK and EWR.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from JFK to EWR.

Though only 31 miles between JFK and EWR, you would need at least 3 hours for your travel time. Newark International Airport (EWR) is not in New York City. It is located in Newark, New Jersey.

We don’t recommend flying into John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and taking an immediate connecting flight in EWR. You have to take into consideration your baggage claim time and check in time too. Your travel time will increase if there is a huge event in New York City.

There are many ways to get from JFK to EWR. NYC Airporter provides shuttle connection between EWR and JFK. The buses are equipped with power outlets and free Wi-Fi.

If you are pressed for time, we recommend using a taxi or a private car service. provides 24/7 transportation services between JFK, EWR and LGA airports. They provide comfort and luxury depending on the number of people traveling with you. Their fleet of vehicles includes Lincoln Town Cars, Cadillacs, Mercedes Benz, mini-vans and party buses.

John F. Kennedy International Airport

City: New York
State: New York
Zip code: 11430
Country: United States
Category: airports

Newark Liberty International Airport

City: Newark
State: New Jersey
Zip code: 07114
Country: United States
Category: airports

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