There are 6 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City by train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$3

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Line 119 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$1 - $3

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Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City 8.3 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City 8.3 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Walk from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City 7.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Cycle from Pershing Square South to Lincoln Park 11.2 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 33rd Street and arriving at Journal Square. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Jersey City is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs .

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The train from 33rd Street to Journal Square takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City train services, operated by PATH, depart from 33rd Street station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City is to train which takes 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 119 bus, which costs and takes 55 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Journal Square station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

PATH operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Pershing Square South to Lincoln Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Jersey City.

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There are 1764+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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