Whether you live in Somerset, NJ or downtown Trenton, getting around is easy in the Garden State. Major highways include the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Parkway, and they will provide you with great access to major cities in the region and to coastal areas. Ferries and buses give residents yet another way to travel, and they are often a convenient way to go short distances. The train system in this state is extensive and well thought out.
New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) is the state’s public transportation provider, and it covers over 5,000 square miles. The system operates over 2,000 buses, 711 trains and 45 light rail vehicles, and it links major cities in the region, such as New York and Philadelphia. NJ Transit is the third largest provider of its kind in the entire country. If you need to travel by plane, airports in New Jersey include Newark Liberty International Airport and Atlantic City International Airport, and there are also several major airports nearby in New York and Philadelphia.