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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Parsippany by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 79 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church Morris & Essex Line / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Prospect St to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd 79

$5 - $12

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Line 193 bus, line 874 bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the line 193 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop 193 / ...
  2. Take the line 874 bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd 874

$2 - $8

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Train, line 79 bus via Bus Lanes  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Newark Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the line 79 bus from Bus Lanes to Parsippany Blvd At Tivoli Gardens Apt Rd 79 / ...

$22 - $59

Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Broad St Montclair-Boonton Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Mountain Lakes Montclair-Boonton Line

$8 - $18

Bus, line 29 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to 875, Bloomfield Avenue RT #66:PABT-West Orange/Roseland / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Bloomfield Ave At Kirkpatrick Lane to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd 29

$9 - $16

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Parsippany 32.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Parsippany 32.3 miles

$3 - $5

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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Parsippany is to drive, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Parsippany is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Parsippany. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Parsippany. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Mountain Lakes via Newark Broad St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Parsippany is 25 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Parsippany without a car is to train and line 79 bus which takes 1h 54m and costs $4 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Manhattan to Parsippany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Parsippany is to line 193 bus and line 874 bus which takes 2h 6m and costs $2 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $8 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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  • Distance: 24.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 54m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Parsippany via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop in around 2h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Parsippany via Newark Broad St in around 2h 19m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Brick Church
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Broad St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Mountain Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Newark
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$50 - $95
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Newark
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Ml King Jr Blvd At Prospect St to Smith Rd At Wood Hollow Rd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Adult
$2 - $4
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Adult
$3 - $4
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Adult
$2 - $4
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from Bus Lanes to Parsippany Blvd At Tivoli Gardens Apt Rd
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Adult
$3 - $4
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus from Bloomfield Ave At Kirkpatrick Lane to Us 46 At Parsippany Blvd
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Adult
$2 - $4
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
De Camp
Phone
(800) 631-1281/ (973) 783-7500
Website
decamp.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to 875, Bloomfield Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
decamp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Parsippany
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Parsippany bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd station.

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Manhattan to Parsippany train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Mountain Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Parsippany is 32 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Manhattan to Parsippany.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Parsippany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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