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There are 6 ways to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) by train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train  •  39 min

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

$3

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119 / ...

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 8.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Walk from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) 7.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Cycle from Lincoln Park to Pershing Square North 10.6 miles

$10

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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

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The distance between Jersey City and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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

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Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Journal Square Transportation Center station.

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Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) train services, operated by PATH, depart from Journal Square station.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is to train which takes 39 min and costs $3. Alternatively, you can line 119 bus, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

PATH operates a train from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Lincoln Park to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net

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Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) train services, operated by PATH, arrive at 33rd Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Jersey City to Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway).

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