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Car Rental Newark Mini Guide

Navigating Newark with a Rental Car: Uncover New Jersey's Gem

Embarking on the Garden State Journey

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.

Setting Forth on Your Newark Expedition:

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

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 51.22 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 358.54 EUR from 11/12/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |

Kia Soul

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 52.45 EUR/day
Kia Soul

7 Days rental at 367.17 EUR from 11/12/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 54.74 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 383.20 EUR from 11/12/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |

Useful to know about Newark

  • Newark is the largest city in New Jersey
  • The city was founded by Puritans who had migrated from Connecticut
  • It is the main port for the New York region
  • Newark Airport was the first commercial international airport in the US
  • Newark is close to the New York borough of Manhattan and its airport is considered one of New York’s


Popular car hire destinations in Newark

Best car rental companies in Newark

based on 3857 reviews
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No.2: AVIS,
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Newark car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget US Corporate
  • € 358.54
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 51.22
    Best Price:
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  • 4
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Kia Rio
  • 14
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Newark

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