Academy Bus LLC operates a bus from Manhattan to Long Branch every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, New York City Transit (MTA) operates a train from Manhattan to Long Branch every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min. NJ Transit also services this route hourly.
How to get from Manhattan to Long Branch
From New York, NY - Port Authority bus to Long Branch, NJ. 1 h 40 min $18. From 72 St line 2 subway to New York Penn Station then train to Long Branch. 2 h 12 min $17. From Manhattan drive to Long Branch. 1 h 3 min $7.