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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atco

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Gate #6 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Us-30 At Trout Dr

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Atco

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Jackson

Manhattan to Jackson by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Jackson is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 3m. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Manhattan to Jackson train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Atco. Typically 90 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 9m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
2h 44m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 3m
Train distance:
118 miles
Trains per week:
90
Cheapest price:
$18
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:53
Last train departs at:
23:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Jackson train schedules

Manhattan → Jackson
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Jackson is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Jackson is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Jackson is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Jackson is to bus, which costs $2 - $16 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Jackson is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Jackson. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Us-30 At Trout Dr via Gate #6 Inside Ac Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Jackson. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Atco via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Jackson is 85 miles. The road distance is 100 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Jackson without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs $18 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Manhattan to Jackson, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Jackson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Jackson train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Jackson is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs $18 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $16 and takes 4h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Jackson.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Jackson via Philadelphia and 30th Street Train Station in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Jackson via Gate #6 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 4h 33m.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Atco
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $5
Adult
$7 - $11
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $5
Adult
$3 - $11
Bus from Gate #6 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Us-30 At Trout Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $5
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA - 30th St Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$21 - $29

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Manhattan to Jackson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Us-30 At Trout Dr station.

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Manhattan to Jackson train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Atco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Jackson is 100 miles. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Manhattan to Jackson.

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