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

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Rahway

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Rahway

Manhattan to Rahway by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Rahway is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. The fastest train normally takes 31 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Rahway train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Rahway. Typically 461 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
38 min
Fastest train time:
31 min
Train distance:
21 miles
Trains per week:
461
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 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 Rahway train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Rahway is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Rahway is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Rahway. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Rahway is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rahway without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs $2 - $10.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Rahway takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rahway is to train which takes 36 min and costs $2 - $10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 1h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Rahway.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Rahway every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $10 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Rahway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $5
Adult
$5 - $10
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Rahway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Rahway bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Saint Georges Ave At Central Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Rahway is 26 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Manhattan to Rahway.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Rahway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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