There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick 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 / ...

$6 - $20

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Train  •  1h 28m

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to New Brunswick 40.5 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New Brunswick 40.5 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 43 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 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at New Brunswick via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New Brunswick is 33 miles. The road distance is 40.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $6 - $20.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $20 and the journey takes 50 min. Megabus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$10 - $15
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
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megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Brunswick is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $6 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1h 28m.

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

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Manhattan to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New Brunswick is 40 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Manhattan to New Brunswick.

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