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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Line 191 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 191 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd. 191

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montclair Heights Montclair-Boonton Line

$2 - $10

Subway, bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Alexander Ave At Grove St# Caldwell

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Montclair State University 18.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Montclair State University 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Manhattan to Montclair State University by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Montclair State University is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 33 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Montclair State University service departs from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Montclair State University. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37 min
Fastest journey time:
33 min
Journey distance:
16 miles
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Montclair State University bus and walk schedules

Manhattan → Montclair State University
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair State University is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd.. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Montclair Heights. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Montclair State University is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University without a car is to line 191 bus which takes 51 min and costs $1 - $4.

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The line 191 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd. takes 40 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University is to line 191 bus which takes 51 min and costs $1 - $4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $2 - $10 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Montclair State University.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Montclair State University, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd. every 3 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Montclair Heights hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $10 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Montclair Heights
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $5
Adult
$5 - $10
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
De Camp
Phone
(800) 631-1281/ (973) 783-7500
Website
decamp.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Alexander Ave At Grove St#
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
decamp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Montclair State University
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Montclair State University bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Valley Rd 1056' S Of Maclean Rd. station.

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Manhattan to Montclair State University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Montclair Heights station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Montclair State University is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Manhattan to Montclair State University.

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