Newark Liberty International Airport is the closest terminal to the Drew campus. A taxi from the airport should cost about $50. If you are driving by car from the airport, follow signs to I-78 West to Route 24 West. Stay in the far right lane to exit 7A – Chatham/Route 124 West. Follow Route 124 West through Chatham (Main Street) into Madison (Madison Avenue). Drew is located on Route 124 (Madison Avenue), on your left, just past the center of Madison.
By Train from New York City
From Penn Station (at 34th Street and 7th Avenue) take a New Jersey Transit train on the Morris-Essex line. On a train headed to Dover, get off at the Madison stop. Follow the directions from the train station to the Drew campus as noted below. For more information, visit the NJ Transit Train Schedule, or contact them directly:
New Jersey Transit
(In N.J.) (800) 772-3606
From the Madison Train Station to the Drew Campus
Use the stairs in the middle of the platform. Through the passage on your right, cross beneath the station. Go right on Kings Road for two and a half blocks where it joins Madison Avenue. Follow the sidewalk up Madison Avenue past Grace Episcopal Church and Madison Methodist Church (on left). The campus is on your left. There are three entrances to campus. Walk to the second entrance through the arched gateway. Directly ahead of you will be Mead Hall, a large brick building with white columns. To the right is a smaller brick house with a white wrap-around porch. This is Wesley House where the Office of College Admissions is located.
The MAD (Madison Avenue Direct) Shuttle
You can walk to campus or take the Madison Avenue Direct (MAD) shuttle, which runs during the academic year Mondays through Saturdays and picks up/drops off on the Kings Road side of the train station. The shuttle stops at both the Forum circle and the Tolley-Brown circle on Drews campus. View the 2012 schedule.
There is no direct bus service from New York City to Madison. However, you can take a Lakeland Bus from the Port Authority Terminal (at 8th avenue and 42nd Street) to Summit, NJ, and then take a NJ Transit train (Dover line) to Madison which is about 15 minutes from Summit. Follow directions above from train station to campus. For more information, please contact the Port Authority Bus Station:
Port Authority Bus Station
There is also a bus line that provides service nearby campus to Morristown or to the Livingston Mall for shopping.