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Summit is a city in New Jersey. It is located in Union County and is about 20 miles from Manhattan.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The closest airport is the Newark Liberty International Airport. As this is one of the busiest airports in the country, you should not have any trouble reaching there. It is located in Newark, NJ.

A second nearby airport is John F. Kennedy International Airport. It is located in Queens, NY.

Another nearby airport is LaGuardia Airport. It is located in Flushing, NY.

By train[edit]

The easiest way to get in from New York City is to take a train into Summit from New York Pennsylvania Station. It is about a 55 minute train including stops.

  • 1 Summit railway station, 40 Union Pl. Summit (Q7637756) on Wikidata Summit station (NJ Transit) on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

You can get around Summit by driving or walking (since it is only about six square miles). Taxis are not readily available but can be called if needed.


  • Downtown Summit. Downtown Summit includes shopping, services (barbershops, fitness centers, etc.) food, parking, and events (sidewalk sales, farmers markets, etc.
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, +1 908 273-8787. The Arboretum helps people become better educated about nature and the environment.
  • New York City. Take the less-than-one-hour train ride into New York City for a day of fun. You must take the NJ Transit from the Summit Station into New York Pennsylvania Station.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Summit
AllentownBridgewater  W I-78.svg E  UnionNew York City
Peapack-GladstoneNew Providence  W NJT Gladstone Branch Icon.png E  Merges with Morristown Line
DoverMorristown  W NJT Morristown Icon.png E  Short HillsNew York City/Hoboken

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