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  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St

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  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Perth Amboy

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  1. Drive from Manhattan to Perth Amboy

Manhattan to Perth Amboy by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Perth Amboy is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 28 miles. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Perth Amboy train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Perth Amboy. Typically 190 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

190 Weekly Trains
56 min Average Duration
$32 Cheapest Price
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Manhattan → Perth Amboy
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perth Amboy is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Perth Amboy is to bus which costs $1 - $7 and takes 1h 3m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at High St At Smith St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Perth Amboy. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Perth Amboy is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Perth Amboy without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs $32.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Perth Amboy is to train which takes 56 min and costs $32. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $7 and takes 1h 3m.

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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy hourly. Tickets cost $32 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 3m. MTA Bus Company also services this route hourly.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Princeton Shuttle
$32
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to High St At Smith St
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/ Lexington Av to Craig Av/Hylan Bl
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Perth Amboy bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at High St At Smith St station.

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Manhattan to Perth Amboy train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Perth Amboy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Perth Amboy is 33 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Manhattan to Perth Amboy.

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