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

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  •  39 min

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

$3

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus  •  51 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

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

Port Authority NYNJ 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 34 min.

Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Other operators
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Lincoln Park to Pershing Square North
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
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
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Jersey City and Grand Central–42nd Street (New York City Subway) is 9 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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.

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

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.

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 34 min.

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

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