There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Edison by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 50 min
$7 - $20
Train • 53 min
$6 - $11
2 alternative options
Taxi • 42 min
$200 - $240
Drive • 42 min
$3 - $6
Manhattan to Edison by bus
The bus journey time between Manhattan and Edison is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 37 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 50 min. Operated by Suburban Transit, the Manhattan to Edison bus service departs from New York Port Authority and arrives in New Brunswick Downtown. Typically 65 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Manhattan to Edison bus schedules
Buses departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Edison is 800-232-4636.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Edison is recommended.
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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Edison is to drive, which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.
The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Edison is to taxi which costs $200 - $240 and takes 42 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Edison Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.
The distance between Manhattan and Edison is 30 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Edison without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $7 - $20.
The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
Manhattan to Edison bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.
Manhattan to Edison train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Edison is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $7 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $11 and takes 53 min.
What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Edison, Middlesex County, NJ, USA?
Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 53 min.
Train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station
- Ave. Duration
- 53 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $6 - $11
- Schedules at
Bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- $7 - $20
- Schedules at
- Book at
- Atlantic City routes
- Suburban routes
- $10 - $15
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Manhattan to Edison bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.
Manhattan to Edison train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Edison Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Edison is 38 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Manhattan to Edison.
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