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

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Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$5 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University 38.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University 38.9 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Rutgers University is 30 miles. The road distance is 38.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University is to bus which takes 1 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min.

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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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 Rutgers University is 39 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Rutgers University.

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