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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to New Jersey by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 2 subway, train  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from 72 St to 34 St-Penn Station 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Nec / ...

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Line 108 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd 108

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  55 min

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Chambers St C / ...
  2. Take the train from World Trade Center to Newark Penn Station Path

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark 14.9 miles

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark 14.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to line 108 bus which costs $2 - $6 and takes 35 min.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $80 - $100.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to New Jersey station. However, there are services departing from 72 St and arriving at Newark Penn Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and New Jersey is 54 miles. The road distance is 14.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey without a car is to line 2 subway and train which takes 28 min and costs $2 - $330.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from Manhattan to New Jersey, including transfers.

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

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Manhattan to New Jersey train services, operated by MTA, depart from 72 St station.

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Manhattan to New Jersey bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Park Place At Raymond Blvd station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
MTA
Phone
877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Subway from 72 St to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
http://www.mta.info/schedules
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from 86 St to Chambers St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
http://www.mta.info/schedules
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $6
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$1 - $100
Reserved Coach Seat
$12 - $200
Business Class Seat
$45 - $140
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $320
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$7 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$14 - $170
Business Seat - Adult
$15 - $190
First Class - Child 2-12
$26 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens
$50 - $250
First Class - Adult
$50 - $320
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $60
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$1 - $14
Child Coach - short notice
$5 - $17
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$9 - $30
Child Business Class - short notice
$10 - $35
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$5 - $22
Business Seat - advance purchase
$20 - $65
Business Seat - short notice
$26 - $45
Coach Seat - short notice
$3 - $60
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from World Trade Center to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
PATH
Senior 65+
$2
Adult
$3
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$1 - $2
Adults
$2 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Newark
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to New Jersey train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New Jersey is 15 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Manhattan to New Jersey.

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