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There are 3 ways to get from Dover to Manhattan by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Dover to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Manhattan 41.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Manhattan 41.2 miles

$4 - $6

Dover to Manhattan by train

The train journey time between Dover and Manhattan is around 1h 27m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by NJ Transit, the Dover to Manhattan train service departs from Dover and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 200 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The social distance requirement in Manhattan is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Dover to Manhattan is to drive, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dover and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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The distance between Dover and Manhattan is 32 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $9 - $14.

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The train from Dover to New York Penn Station takes 1h 29m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dover to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Dover station.

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Dover to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Manhattan is 41 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Dover to Manhattan.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Dover, NJ, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Dover to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 29m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Dover to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com

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