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There are 5 ways to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Radburn to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$6 - $15

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Line 164 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 164 bus from Plaza Rd At Morlot Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 145 / ...

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Line 171 bus, subway  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Fair Lawn Ave At Arnold St to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal 171
  2. Take the subway from 175 St to 86 St A

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fair Lawn to Manhattan 18.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Fair Lawn to Manhattan 18.8 miles

$1 - $3

Fair Lawn to Manhattan by train

The train journey time between Fair Lawn and Manhattan is around 47 min and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest train normally takes 38 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Fair Lawn to Manhattan train service departs from Radburn and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 170 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Fair Lawn to Manhattan train schedules

Fair Lawn → Manhattan
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The cheapest way to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plaza Rd At Morlot Ave and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fair Lawn to Manhattan station. However, there are services departing from Radburn and arriving at New York Penn Station via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Fair Lawn and Manhattan is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs $5 - $15.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Fair Lawn to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Plaza Rd At Morlot Ave station.

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Fair Lawn to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Radburn station.

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The best way to get from Fair Lawn to Manhattan is to train which takes 46 min and costs $5 - $15. Alternatively, you can line 164 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 56 min.

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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

You can take a train from Fair Lawn to Manhattan via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 46 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Plaza Rd At Morlot Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Radburn to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 175 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Plaza Rd At Morlot Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Bus from Fair Lawn Ave At Arnold St to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Fair Lawn to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com

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Fair Lawn to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fair Lawn to Manhattan is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Fair Lawn to Manhattan.

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