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Overall a good experience

You don't know what you don't know. We purchased our tickets each time from a window agent. No 2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Davina G
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Good, reliable transit

NJ Penn Station is a great resource for traveling through the Northeast Metro area. It connects the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ni L
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Used this station on several occasions to get to and from NY whilst staying in NJ for a couples break. General theme - Extreme confusion! Platforms not clearly marked, and not enough signage directing passengers to the platforms either. Once you figure out where platforms...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don't know what you don't know. We purchased our tickets each time from a window agent. No 2 agents were the same agent, but all were very friendly in directing us. They were all knowledgeable about where to catch the train and how to...More

1  Thank Davina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The PATH train takes you to the World Trade Center in less than a half hour, very convenient and only costs $5.50 for a round trip ticket

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

NJ Penn Station is a great resource for traveling through the Northeast Metro area. It connects the PATH, NJT, EWR airport transfer and Amtrak trains and also the Greyhound. The station has decent food options, a liquor store with an oddly impressive selection and also...More

3  Thank Ni L
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

It’s a very good, neat station. It is very spacious and many boards are kept for the travelers. So friendly and convenient for all age groups.

Thank Vishwanath J
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This was our first experience taking a train from Newark to NYC. I can’t say enough about it. It was easy to figure out where to go to buy tickets as well as where you needed to be to pick up the train. The station...More

3  Thank Jill L
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I go through this building every single day on the way home from work, and I never cease to be impressed by the superb architecture and excellent set-up of the building for its purpose -- moving people from point A to point B. It's a...More

3  Thank Kiwiwriter
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Good location, busy but not overly. Easy to navigate. Takes you directly to Penn Station NY. Also the above ground transit will take you directly to the Oculas, which has shopping.

Thank Tweety1984134
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Took this train to NY Penn Station and it was a breeze for $5.25. Trains run on time and there is no hassle to find your track. There are elevators but you have to look for them to get upstairs to the tracks there are...More

1  Thank lsmith1338
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This is an older station but mostly clean and the signage is easy to follow. Plenty of eating choices. We just used the PATH train but found it easy to navigate around.

Thank Tom A
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Dreamer635742
August 31, 2018|
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Response from audbo22 | Reviewed this property |
The address for Newark Penn Station is 1 W Raymond Plaza Newark NJ The train tracks are upstairs and the buses are downstairs outside either to the left or right Pls go to the information desk in the middle of the station... More
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Suchetana G
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
Okay, when you arrive at Penn Station, go to the Amtrak booth on the left hand side of the terminal from the front entrance to buy your ticket. They have a machine there to buy but talk to the ladies at the counter if you... More
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Mbucasan
June 19, 2018|
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Response from gyNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think you can buy the pass at the station. have fun.
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