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

Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to Chambers St
  2. Take the train from World Trade Center to Newark

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Newark

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newark
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  • Face masks are recommended
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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.

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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to line 108 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New Jersey is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 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 34 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 19 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 19 min and costs $1 - $65.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station takes 19 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 19 min and costs $1 - $65. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 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 19 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 34 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
19 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 New York 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

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 New York Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$12 - $35
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$22 - $60
Business Seat - Adult
$24 - $65
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $70
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$85 - $130
First Class - Adult
$95 - $140
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 New York Penn Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
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 Chambers St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from World Trade Center to Newark
Ave. Duration
22 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
34 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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