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There are 6 ways to get from Jersey City to Yonkers by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 4 subway, train  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Fulton St to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Ludlow Hudson

$13 - $24

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Bus  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 35 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St BxM2

$5 - $10

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Bus via George Washington Bridge Bus Station-Gates 9 & 10  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Journal Square to George Washington Bridge Bus Station-Gates 9 & 10 Bergenline Ave: Journal Square-GW Bridge / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St Bx7

$6 - $14

Line 119 bus, bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Jfk Blvd At Glenwood Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Alpine Route 9 Northbound

$7 - $13

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jersey City to Yonkers 22.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Yonkers 22.3 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Yonkers is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Yonkers is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Yonkers. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Riverdale Av/W 263 St via Broadway/W 178 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Yonkers. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Ludlow via Fulton St and Harlem-125th St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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The distance between Jersey City and Yonkers is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Yonkers without a car is to line 4 subway and train which takes 1h 32m and costs $12 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Jersey City to Yonkers, including transfers.

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Jersey City to Yonkers bus services, operated by Jitney Buses of New Jersey, depart from Journal Square station.

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Jersey City to Yonkers train services, operated by MTA, depart from Fulton St station.

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Jersey City to Yonkers bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Riverdale Av/W 263 St station.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Yonkers.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Yonkers, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Jersey City to Yonkers via George Washington Bridge Bus Station-Gates 9 & 10 and Broadway/W 178 St in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Fulton St to 125 St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$7 - $9
Onboard Off-Peak
$14
At Station Peak
$10 - $12
Onboard-Peak
$16 - $18
Bus operators
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Bus from Journal Square to George Washington Bridge Bus Station-Gates 9 & 10
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W 35 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Jfk Blvd At Glenwood Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Rockland Coaches
Phone
+1 (201) 263-1254
Email
Rockland@coahusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Alpine
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jersey City to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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Jersey City to Yonkers train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Ludlow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Yonkers is 22 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Jersey City to Yonkers.

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There are 1290+ hotels available in Yonkers. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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