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The closest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport, also known as PHL or KPHL, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at a distance of approximately 30 miles from the city center of Newark, DE.
The driving distance between Philadelphia and Newark can be easily made in under an hour, the cost of the fuel being of about $11 for a round trip.
The ground transportation services from the airport include train, limos, shuttles, taxis and buses.
The best option to find your way inside the City of Newark is considered to be the public transportation service, according to previous visitors which is served by the DART First State buses. The city has the most efficient public transportation system in the States, including bus and train services. Of course, there are other options to get around in the city such as car rentals, taxis or riding your bike. However, drivers should keep in mind that the traffic can get very stressful sometimes, especially during rush hour and `patience is a virtue`. To get inside the city just take the New Jersey Turnpike. If you find yourself stuck in traffic jam on Route 21, which represents the major road to get through the downtown area, don't panic! You can use Interstate 280 to get to various destinations downtown.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below:
From the north: Take I-95 South until you get to Delaware Exit 1-B. Drive on Route 896 North, which turns into South College Avenue while intersecting Route 4. Drive straight ahead for approximately 2 miles until you reach the Visitors Center. After parking, walk for about 1/2 blocks, south, on South College Avenue until you see the new Visitors Center which is located on your right, on the corner of South College Avenue and Winslow.
From the south: The same as the driving directions reminded above.
From the west: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East and precede on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, and than take the Route 896 South. After crossing the railroad tracks, turn left onto Delaware Avenue and than make a right onto South College Avenue. Drive straight ahead for approximately 2 miles until you reach the Visitors Center. After parking, walk for about 1/2 blocks, south, on South College Avenue until you see the new Visitors Center which is located on your right, on the corner of South College Avenue and Winslow.
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