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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Cranbury by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to South Brunswick, NJ - 8A Park & Ride Line 300 NYC / ...

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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Nec / ...

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Cranbury 50.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Cranbury is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Cranbury is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 54 min.

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It is 43 miles from Manhattan to Cranbury. It is approximately 50.1 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Cranbury without a car is to bus which takes 1h 3m and costs $17 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Manhattan to Cranbury, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Cranbury is to bus which takes 1h 3m and costs $17 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 1h 28m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Cranbury is 50 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Manhattan to Cranbury.

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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Cranbury, NJ, USA?

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to South Brunswick, NJ - 8A Park & Ride twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $18 and the journey takes 1h. Academy Bus also services this route once daily. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Princeton Shuttle
$55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to South Brunswick, NJ - 8A Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$6 - $9
One Way - Adult
$12 - $18
Academy Bus
Phone
+1 201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to South Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
academybus.com
Senior/Disabled
$4 - $10
Adult
$6 - $19

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