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Traveling to MSU

Montclair State University is located at 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ, USA 07043

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We strongly recommend that you arrange your airline flights arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport (the closest airport to the campus) between 7am and 6pm. Arrival at LaGuardia or JFK airports located in New York State will require a lengthy drive to the campus.

From Newark International Airport:
From the airport, take the New Jersey Transit bus No. 62 to PENN Station in Newark. Make sure you have single dollar bills and coins before boarding the bus (The bus fare is approximately $2.00 from the airport to Newark PENN Station).  When you arrive at PENN Station in Newark, take bus No. 28 of New Jersey Transit to Montclair (The bus fare is approximately $5.00 from Newark PENN Station to Montclair). This bus will take you directly to Montclair State University. Be sure to keep close watch of your bags. You may want to consider bringing just what you will need and ask your family to ship the remainder of your belongings at a later date.

Although it will cost more money, we strongly suggest that you take a taxi from Newark Airport. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Montclair State University in Montclair (Valley Road Exit off Route 3 West). The cost will be approximately US$50.00 including the customary driver’s tip. Cost should be arranged with the driver before leaving the airport. Enter the University at the Normal Avenue entrance and proceed to either Russ Hall or the Village at Little Falls. Go to the Residence Hall Office and ask for assistance in getting to your assigned room. If you plan to live off-campus, give the taxi driver the address of your arranged housing.

If you must arrive at LaGuardia or JFK airport:
If you must arrive at LaGuardia or JFK airport, we suggest that you arrange for a friend or family member to pick you up and bring you to campus. Do not take a taxi from these airports; the cost will be very high. However, you can arrange to take the "Olympic Airporter", a ground shuttle bus from Kennedy Airport to Newark Airport. The "Airporter", runs from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and the cost is $30.00. For more information, go to this link: Once you arrive at Newark Airport, follow the directions above.

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