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The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

89 Ridge Street
Newark, New Jersey 07104

Cathedral Office: 973-484-4600 Cathedral fax: 973-483-8253
Music Office: 973-484-2400 Music Office fax: 973-497-9336
Convent phone: 973-484-1516  

From the Garden State Parkway

Take Exit 145 (Newark-The Oranges) to I-280 EAST to Exit 13 (Newark-First Street).
LEFT at bottom of ramp onto FIRST STREET. Continue through the first traffic light.
At second light turn RIGHT onto PARK AVENUE.
At second light turn RIGHT onto CLIFTON AVE.
Cathedral will be on the right.

From the NJ Turnpike

Exit 15-W to I-280 West to Exit 14A (Clifton Avenue). Up ramp, RIGHT at light onto Clifton Ave. Cathedral is ahead on the left.


Secure on-street parking is available on all surrounding streets. Parking lots are located at the north end of the Cathedral and across Clifton Avenue in the Archdiocesan Center. Ramped entrance on Ridge Street.

Via New Jersey Transit

The following NJ Transit buses serve the area of the Cathedral:
  • #41, Orange
  • #99, Hillside
  • #11, Willowbrook
  • #28, Montclair
  • #29, Parsippany
  • #72, Paterson
  • The following trains connect to Newark Penn Station:

  • Northeast Corridor Line
  • North Jersey Coast Line
  • Raritan Valley Line

    From NYC by bus

    Go to the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal at 625 8th Avenue, NYC. Take bus #108 from gate 213. Take bus to Clifton and 7th Avenues (the Colonnade) and walk two blocks north on Clifton Avenue.

    From NYC by train

    PATH or NJ Transit train to Newark Penn Station. Take Newark subway to Park Avenue. At top of stairs go left (east) on Park Avenue. Cathedral is two blocks ahead on the corner of Park and Clifton Avenues.

    For more detailed maps and driving directions, visit MapQuest.com


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