Elizabeth’s unique location at the center of a vast network of transportation lines – an airport, seaport, roadways, and rail – make it among the most accessible locations on the east coast and easily reached by car, bus or train.
By Car: Routes 1 & 9 flows right over Elizabeth Avenue and leads to New York and a number of major state and federal highways, as does the famous New Jersey Turnpike which serves the city via Exit 13A. Follow signs for Elizabeth/Trenton/Route 1&9 South. Bear right after East Jersey Street and follow signs for Elizabeth Avenue – The Market. The Turnpike also connects to the Goethals’ Bridge in Elizabeth at Exit 13.
By Bus or Train: Public transportation to Elizabeth is also convenient through a wide range of NJ Transit Buses and Trains. For Elizabeth Avenue, take the train to the NJ Transit and Amtrak train station at Broad Street, Elizabeth. The train ride to Manhattan is 35 minutes and the ride from Trenton is 55 minutes. The station is served by the North Jersey Coast Line and Princeton Branch train lines, which are only minutes away from Newark Liberty International Airport’s Air Train and multiple points north and south such as Newark, North Elizabeth, Linden, Rahway, Avenel, Woodbridge, Edison, Metuchen, Perth Amboy, etc. The Broad Street train station is only 4 blocks from The Market at Elizabeth Avenue.
For New Jersey Transit Train and Bus Route information visit www.njtransit.com or call 800-772-2222.