There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Oakland by subway, train, taxi, bus or car

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Subway, train, taxi  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  3. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Waldwick
  4. Take a taxi from Waldwick to Oakland

$44 - $64

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Line 165 bus, bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the line 165 bus from Boulevard East At 69Th St to State St At Salem St# 165
  2. Take the bus from Central Ave At State St to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$5 - $13

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Bus, line 752 bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Van Neste Square 164 / ...
  2. Take the line 752 bus from Van Neste Square to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$5 - $13

Bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the bus from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Hackensack Paterson-George Washington Bridge / ...
  2. Take the bus from Central Ave At State St to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave 752

$9 - $17

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Oakland 27.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Oakland 27.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Oakland is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Oakland is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Oakland. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave via Van Neste Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Oakland is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Oakland without a car is to subway and train and taxi which takes 1h 48m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Manhattan to Oakland, including transfers.

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

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Manhattan to Oakland bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Oakland is 28 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Manhattan to Oakland.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Oakland, Bergen County, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Oakland via Van Neste Square in around 2h 29m.

Train operators
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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Waldwick
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Van Neste Square
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Boulevard East At 69Th St to State St At Salem St#
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Central Ave At State St to Ramapo Valley Rd & Yawpo Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Bus from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
Other operators
Taxi from Waldwick to Oakland
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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