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

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Train  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street Path
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Yonkers Hudson

$9 - $19

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Line 119 bus, bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119
  2. Take the bus from 6 Av/W 40 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St BxM2

$3 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 49m

  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

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  26m

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  26m

  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 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Yonkers is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 26m.

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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 49m.

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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 Yonkers via Grand Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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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 train which takes 1h 30m and costs $8 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m 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 PATH, depart from Journal Square station.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Yonkers is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs $8 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1h 49m.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

You can take a train from Jersey City to Yonkers via 33rd Street and Grand Central in around 1h 30m. Alternatively, 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 49m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$15
Rail Peak-At station
$6 - $11
Onboard-Peak
$11 - $16
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
$5
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W 40 St to Riverdale Av/W 263 St
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Jersey City to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
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
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
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 bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Riverdale Av/W 263 St station.

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

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

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Yonkers. Prices start at $112 USD per night.

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