There are three international airports in the New Jersey/New York area. JFK Airport and LaGuardia Airport are located in New York. Newark Liberty Airport is located in Northern New Jersey and is the closest airport to Brookdale (35 miles, and about 1 hour away).

State Shuttle has service to and from Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia Airports.



New Jersey Transit trains serve routes from New Jersey to New York. The NJ Transit North Jersey Coast train runs directly from Penn Station in New York City including a stop at Newark Airport to Red Bank, where you can transfer for NJ Transit bus No. 832 or 838 to Brookdale’s Lincroft campus. For fare and schedule information visit:  Schedules are also available at local train stations.



The New Jersey Transit Bus Service serves the local area and carries passengers to New York City. The NJ Transit No. 832 and 838 buses stop regularly at the Lincroft campus with stops at the Red Bank train station.  For fare and schedule information visit:

For additional information about transportation and student discounts, please visit Brookdale’s transportation pages.


Local Taxi Cabs

There are a number of taxi cab services in the area. A few of the more popular ones are:

Yellow Car:          732-747-0747 (Red Bank)

Able Taxi:            732-528-2253 (Belmar)

Shore Cab:          732-222-6688 (Long Branch)


Rideshare Apps

Uber and Lyft are popular rideshare options for students who do not have regular automobile access. You can download these apps on your iPhone or Android device.