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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 79 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church Morris & Essex Line / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Lincoln St to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd 79

$5 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 193 bus, line 874 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 193 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop 193 / ...
  2. Take the line 874 bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd 874

$3 - $9

5 alternative options

Train, line 79 bus via Bus Lanes  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Bus Lanes to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd 79 / ...

$5 - $135

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hoboken to Mountain Lakes Montclair-Boonton Line

$10 - $15

Bus, line 79 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport - Terminal C Newark Airport Express-From Newark
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Bus Lanes to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd 79 / ...

$15 - $25

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany 30.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany 30.9 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany. However, there are services departing from 33rd Street and arriving at Mountain Lakes via Hoboken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Parsippany is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany without a car is to train and line 79 bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $4 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany, including transfers.

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

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Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Hoboken station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany is to line 193 bus and line 874 bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $3 - $10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany.
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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
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 Hoboken to Mountain Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Lincoln St to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany
Ave. Duration
36 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 Parsippany bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Mountain Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany is 31 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Parsippany.

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