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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Northeast Corridor

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. 100

$6 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  41 min

  1. 39.1 miles

$3 - $6

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and New Brunswick is 50 km. The road distance is 63 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to New Brunswick is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $200 - $250.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

The train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.