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Union City is an easy commute to Newark International Airport (about 20 minutes by car) and to Teterboro Airport ( a smaller, commuter plane, private jet, and helicopter airport in Bergen County - about a half-hour's drive).

Buses & Rail Services

Union City is easily accessible by public transportation. NJ Transit and other buses and independent commuter vans traverse the city almost 24 hours a day, seven days a week and buses leave from Union City to most of northern New Jersey, New York, and Miami. Transportation to Manhattan is available via the Lincoln Tunnel, the approach to which runs underneath our streets; bus; and, within a short shuttle bus ride or car drive, ferry. Construction on a new light rail station in the uptown section of the city is slated to begin next year. This station will connect Union City by rail to the entire northeast region of the country.


The New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway are only minutes away. Union City can be reached directly via Turnpike Exit16E northbound, or Exit 17 south bound by simple following the directions out of the toll booth to Kennedy Boulevard. Once you have reached Kennedy Boulevard you are in Union City

Agencies, Authorities & Boards

Union City History