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Penn station in Newark is dirty and we don’t feel safe there. We took a train that left at 3:20am and came back at midnight. During the night the station is used to shelter newark’s homeless and drug addicts. They sleep all over the floor,...More
An iconic staple in Newark for thousands of travelers. Whether for work or pleasure, this is the best to connect with lower Manhattan- World Trade stop. Fast and relatively on time, it’s fast and easy. Parking outside is tricky, it is only a drop and...More
Penn Station has improved over time; there are more police and it seems a bit cleaner than years ago. It is very convenient if you are going to the Prudential Center or downtown Newark.
The few shops are good and the people working there and...More
The station was convenient for buses or train travel. Close to downtown, hotels and Prudential Center, Performing Art Center, and restaurants plenty of cabs waiting if needed. Several places to eat or get a snack. Some areas were not very clean. Lots of homeless people...More
I arrived at Newark Airport and I needed to go to New York on a low budget, so I took bus 62 (it has some restrictions on the baggage) from the airport to the Newark Penn Station and I took a NJ transit train to...More
The grand waiting room is medium sized with a very high ceiling. It is interesting but not even close to Grand Central or the Philadelphia station. The food choices are limited and typically fast food. That's a good thing since you won't be tempted to...More
The staff here is nice and trains and buses are usually on time for in the city of Newark and surrounding areas. Greyhound and AmTrak are here also- but its not Penn Stations fault if there not on time. The only problem with this place...More
I had the occasion to travel by Amtrak roundtrip Newark-Washington, DC-Newark. The Newark Penn Station is functional but gross and sketchy.
If someone is dropping you off there, be prepared to have about two seconds flat to get out of the vehicle, grab your luggage...More
I have visited the place for just one reason - to get to NYC by train. Station is quite big and operated by more train companies. Always be sure that you are buying ticket in correct company. Station stuff might be helpful.