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There are 5 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$5 - $140

Cheapest option

Line 112 bus, line 48 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 112 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St 112
  2. Take the line 48 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Oak Tree Rd At Middlesex Ave 48

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 44 St to W 32 St/7 Av Q32
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Metropark Northeast Corridor

$8 - $16

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin 31.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin 31.7 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Oak Tree Rd At Middlesex Ave via Broad St At Jersey St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Iselin is 22 miles. The road distance is 31.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs $5 - $140.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Grand Central Terminal to Iselin bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Iselin train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin is to train which takes 51 min and costs $5 - $140. Alternatively, you can line 112 bus and line 48 bus, which costs $3 - $10 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 26 min. NJ Transit also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Broad St At Jersey St in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metropark - Iselin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $140
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metropark
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metropark
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 44 St to W 32 St/7 Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Oak Tree Rd At Middlesex Ave
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Grand Central Terminal to Iselin bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Oak Tree Rd At Middlesex Ave station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Iselin train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Metropark - Iselin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Iselin is 32 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Iselin.

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