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There are 4 ways to get from Hightstown to Manhattan by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 32m

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

$36 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Hightstown to Church St/Park Pl 8-A from Wall Street

$20 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus via 86 St  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Hightstown to Broadway/Exchange Alley 8-A to Wall Street / ...

$20 - $26

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Hightstown to Manhattan 55.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Hightstown to Manhattan is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The fastest way to get from Hightstown to Manhattan is to drive which takes 58 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The distance between Hightstown and Manhattan is 46 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hightstown to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Hightstown to Manhattan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hightstown to Manhattan is to train which takes 1h 32m and costs $35 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $27 and takes 1h 54m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hightstown to Manhattan is 55 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Hightstown to Manhattan.

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There are 4175+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Hightstown, NJ, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Alternatively, Academy Bus operates a bus from Hightstown to Church St/Park Pl on demand. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 37m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Hightstown to Church St/Park Pl
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
academybus.com
Bus from Hightstown to Broadway/Exchange Alley
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
academybus.com

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