There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 113 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 113 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to North Ave At Forest St 113

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Cranford Raritan Valley Line

$5 - $15

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford 22.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford 22.9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Cranford is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The line 113 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to North Ave At Forest St takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at North Ave At Forest St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal station to Cranford. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Cranford via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The nearest airport to Cranford is Newark (EWR) Airport which is 6.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Teterboro (TEB) (18.3 miles), New York La Guardia (LGA) (23.9 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (27.3 miles) and White Plains (HPN) (42.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Cranford, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford via New York Penn Station and Newark Penn Station in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Cranford
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Cranford
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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