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There are 5 ways to get from Jersey City to New Brunswick by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from West Side Ave At Fairmount Ave to Market St Bus Lane At Raymond Plaza W 1
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$6 - $183

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jersey City to New Brunswick 30.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to New Brunswick 30.9 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jersey City to New Brunswick 30.9 miles

$55 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to New Brunswick is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and New Brunswick is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to New Brunswick without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs $6 - $11.

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The train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Jersey City to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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Jersey City to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to New Brunswick is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Jersey City to New Brunswick.

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There are 123+ hotels available in New Brunswick. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and New Brunswick, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Jersey City to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jersey City to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$40 - $55
UberPOOL
$55 - $75
UberXL
$60 - $75
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$180 - $230
Taxi from Jersey City to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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