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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to New Jersey by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station

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Line 108 bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark

Manhattan to New Jersey by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and New Jersey is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest train normally takes 13 min. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Acela Express and others, the Manhattan to New Jersey train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Newark Penn Station. Typically 955 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
17 min
Fastest train time:
13 min
Train distance:
10 miles
Trains per week:
955
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to New Jersey train schedules

Manhattan → New Jersey
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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 New Jersey is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Jersey is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New Jersey 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: 13 Oct 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to drive, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to train which costs $1 - $65 and takes 18 min.

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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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 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 train which takes 18 min and costs $1 - $65.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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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 NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to train which takes 18 min and costs $1 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $8 and the journey takes 18 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
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
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$23 - $65
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$24 - $65
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$22 - $60
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$12 - $35
First Class - Adult
$95 - $140
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$85 - $130
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $70
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
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
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
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 bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Park Place At Raymond Blvd station.

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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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