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Car Rental in Newark, New Jersey 

Newark, New Jersey's largest city, sits at the crossroads of culture, history, and modernity. With a rich tapestry of experiences, from its booming arts scene to its storied past, Newark beckons to be explored. Renting a car in Newark is not only a convenience; it’s a ticket to the vast landscapes and narratives of New Jersey and beyond.

Why Opt for a Rental Car in Newark?

  1. Unbridled Exploration: Delve deeper into the city and its surroundings, breaking free from the confines of fixed transportation routes.
  2. Broad Spectrum of Choices: Whether it's a compact car for urban adventures or a sturdy SUV for trips along the coast or to the mountains, there’s a car tailored for every traveler.
  3. Seamless Journeys: Transition effortlessly from air travel to road excursions, setting the tone for a hassle-free trip.

Key Navigation Insights:

  • Proximity to the Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is a mere 5 miles away from the city center, translating to a brief 10-15 minute drive.
  • Toll Considerations: The New Jersey Turnpike and other major roads might have tolls. It's advisable to be prepared either with an electronic toll payment system or cash.
  • State of the Roads: Newark, like most major cities, has well-kept roads, but stay informed about potential construction zones or detours.
  • Traffic Know-how: Newark sees its fair share of traffic, especially during peak hours. Utilize traffic updates to stay ahead of possible congestions.

Must-Visit Spots & Drive Routes:

  1. Branch Brook Park: Only a 15-minute drive from the airport, this park is famous for its annual cherry blossom festival.
  2. Newark Museum: Situated in the downtown district, just a 10-minute drive from EWR, this museum houses impressive art collections.
  3. Ironbound District: A short drive from the city's heart, this area is celebrated for its Portuguese, Brazilian, and Spanish food.
  4. Journey to New York City: Just 10 miles to the northeast, the iconic NYC skyline is easily accessible for a day trip or evening outing.

Answers to Common Queries (FAQs):

  • Is an International Driving Permit (IDP) necessary in Newark? For non-English licenses or international visitors, an IDP is suggested, although not always compulsory.

  • How does parking work in Newark? The city provides numerous parking garages, lots, and on-street parking. Be sure to read signs for payment requirements.

  • Are there age restrictions for car rentals? The general rule is a minimum age of 21, with some additional stipulations or fees for younger drivers, typically those under 25.

From the rhythmic beats of its jazz festivals to the architectural marvels like Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark pulsates with life and stories. A rental car in Newark doesn’t just offer a means of transport—it promises the freedom to roam, to discover, and to relish every moment. Dive into New Jersey’s cultural epicenter and embrace every experience that comes your way!

To choose your perfect vehicle and pre-book it ready for collection when you arrive, simply tell us what you need using our car rental booking form. Then, you will see exactly what we include in our car hire package at Newark and exactly what it will cost you which should come as a very pleasant surprise.

Current Rental Rates in Newark

Volkswagen Jetta

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.89 EUR/day
Volkswagen Jetta

7 Days rental at 475.25 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 67.89 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 475.25 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 71.37 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 499.61 EUR from 21/07/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Newark: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Explore the Tri-State Area: Utilize your rental car to explore not just Newark but also the broader tri-state area including New York City, the scenic Jersey Shore, and the picturesque Hudson Valley.
  • Cultural and Historical Sites: Drive to Newark's cultural and historical landmarks such as the Newark Museum, the beautiful Branch Brook Park, and the historic Ironbound neighborhood known for its vibrant Portuguese and Brazilian culture and cuisine.
  • Shopping and Entertainment: Use your rental car to visit major shopping destinations like The Mills at Jersey Gardens or take a short drive to New York City’s renowned shopping districts. Also, explore entertainment options available in the Prudential Center.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Take advantage of New Jersey's diverse landscapes by driving to the Watchung Mountains, the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, or the Liberty State Park for views of the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan skyline.
  • Culinary Exploration: Embark on a culinary journey through Newark and the surrounding areas to sample a wide range of cuisines, from traditional Italian dishes in Hoboken to the famous New Jersey diners scattered throughout the state.


Newark - Popular Destinations

  • New York City: Approximately 12 miles east of Newark - Access the endless attractions of the Big Apple, including Times Square, Central Park, and Broadway.
  • Jersey Shore: Roughly 50 miles south of Newark - Famous for its beautiful beaches, boardwalks, and seaside towns like Asbury Park, Ocean City, and Cape May.
  • Philadelphia: About 90 miles southwest of Newark - Explore the historic city known for the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and its rich American history.

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Newark car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget US Corporate
  • € 475.23
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 67.89
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    Most popular model:
    Kia Rio
  • 16
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Average prices per day in Newark

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December€ 141
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