Arrival for New Graduate Students
Airport Pickup Service
In order to better assist you in your transition to life in Hoboken, Stevens Institute of Technology offers free airport pickup for new Graduate students! The airport pickup service will run from the airport of your arrival (either John F. Kennedy International Airport or Newark International Airport) to either the Stevens campus or our Temporary Housing location (if applicable).
Advance registration is required. Please read all of the information below before registering for this service.
Pickups will be available between Monday, August 10, 2015 through Monday, August 31, 2015 for the Fall 2015 semester.
There will be two pickups per day at both Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The two pickup times will be no later than 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM.
Registration will be opened on Monday, June 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time for this service. Reservations must be made by Monday, August 3, 2015.
If your travel plans change you must notify the Office of Graduate Student Affairs at least 72 hours in advance. If your flight is delayed or cancelled you must notify the Office of Graduate Student Affairs immediately. If you do not show up for your scheduled pick-up time a $100 no-show fee will be charged to your student account.
Additional Travel Options
Students who do not use the Stevens Airport Pick Up Service must arrange for their own transportation from the airport. Although flights into JFK airport are often less expensive than flights into EWR, it will take an additional 60-90 minutes of travel time and cost $100+ to get to Hoboken, NJ from JFK airport than from EWR airport.
Traveling from Newark Airport (EWR)
Public Transportation: Once you arrive at Newark Airport you will take Air Train Newark to the Newark Airport Railroad Station. Take the Northeast Corridor train towards New York Penn Station and get off at the Secaucus stop. From Secaucus, take the Main/Bergen County line towards Hoboken. It will cost you approximately $15. Please be mindful with luggage it may be difficult to use public transportation.
Taxi Cabs: Cabs are available outside the airport, simply follow signs for "Ground Transportation" and then "Taxi". Go to a uniformed taxi dispatcher at the taxi stand to get a cab. A taxi cab from EWR to Hoboken will cost approximately $45 + tolls.
Car Service: If you would like to take a car we encourage you to contact a service and make arrangements ahead of time. A car service from EWR to Hoboken will cost you approximately $60 + tolls. We recommend E&S Car Service. You may call them at 201-647-8472 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Traveling from John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
Public Transportation: At JFK, board the AirTrain JFK: Jamaica-Airport light rail towards Jamaica. Get off at Jamaica Station-Sutphin Blvd (the 5th stop). Walk to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-World Trade Center. Take the E subway towards the World Trade Center to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal (the 11th stop). Get off and walk to Port Authority Bus Terminal. At Port Authority take Bus 126 towards Hoboken-Path-Exact Fare. This will bring you to Washington St in Hoboken. Get off at Washington St and 8th Street. Public transportation will cost you approximately $20. Please be mindful it may be difficult to travel with luggage.
Taxi Cabs: Cabs are available outside the airport, simply follow signs for "Ground Transportation" and then "Taxi". Go to a uniformed taxi dispatcher at the taxi stand to get a cab. A taxi cab from JFK to Hoboken will cost approximately $90 + tolls.
Car Service: If you would like to take a private car we encourage you to contact a service and make arrangements before you arrive in the U.S.. Car service from JFK to Hoboken will cost approximately $105 + tolls. We recommend E&S Car Service. You may call them at 201-647-8472 or by e-mail email@example.com