Cape Liberty (Bayonne) Port Transportation

Last updated on November 15th, 2021 at 06:42 pm

What is the closest airport to Cape Liberty/Bayonne?

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is the closest airport, located approximately 10 miles west of the Cape Liberty cruise terminal in Bayonne. More than 30 airlines operate out of EWR including major US airlines such as American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue and Southwest. Compare Rates on Cheap Flights to Newark

Car Rental in Bayonne

Most major car rental companies, including Hertz, Avis and Budget,  are located at the airport, but the closest to the cruise port is EnterpriseGet deals with Airport Rental Cars

Cape Liberty Cruise Port & Airport Shuttles

This private transfer is a hassle-free option and will take you from any of the major local airports to Cape Liberty.

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Shuttlefare

At Cape Liberty,  there are clearly marked pick-up zones for pre-arranged shuttles pr private cars located across from the main terminal building. 

Bayonne Taxis

– Approx. cost – $30 from EWR to Cape Liberty
In order to catch a taxi, visit the Port Authority Welcome Center located in the arrivals area of each terminal. A uniformed staff person will be able to assist. EWR cautions passengers to avoid people soliciting offers for transportation in the airport terminal.

When disembarking your ship, taxis will be available in the designated lot located across from the Cape Liberty parking garage. 

Taxi Tips:
– tips are customary
– tolls are not included in quoted fare
– during rush hour, there is a $5 surcharge for any point in New York state
– additional charge for baggage over 24″
– 10% discount for those over 62 years with proper ID
– $5.50 surcharge when paying with credit card

Public Transit

If you choose to take the PATH train from Manhattan, the closest train station to Cape Liberty is the 34th Street Station, which is two miles from the port entrance. 

By bus, you would take the 119 bus to the corner of 33rd and Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne, which is the closest point on the bus route to the port, which is 3 miles from the port entrance. 

Because you can’t walk into the port, you would have to call a taxi in order to get from the train station or bus stop to the Cape Liberty terminal. 

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