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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Edison by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown 100-From PABT

$7 - $20

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station Northeast Corridor

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Edison 38.2 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Edison 38.2 miles

$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.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
50 min
Fastest bus time:
50 min
Buses per week:
65
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:00
Last bus departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Edison bus schedules

Manhattan → Edison
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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Edison is to drive, which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Edison is to taxi which costs $200 - $240 and takes 42 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Manhattan and Edison is 30 miles. The road distance is 38.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Edison without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $7 - $20.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Manhattan to Edison bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.

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Manhattan to Edison train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 29.9 miles
  • Duration: 50 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 operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Edison Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$10 - $15
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Edison
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Edison bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Manhattan to Edison train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Edison Station.

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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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There are 127+ hotels available in Edison. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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