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

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Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to West End Ave At Mountain Ave

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  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Raritan

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  1. Drive from Manhattan to Raritan

Manhattan to Raritan by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Raritan is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 39 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Raritan train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Raritan. Typically 177 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 18m
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
1h 26m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 10m
Train distance:
39 miles
Trains per week:
177
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Raritan train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Raritan is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Raritan is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Raritan is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Raritan is to bus, which costs $1 - $5 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Raritan is to taxi which costs $260 - $310 and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at West End Ave At Mountain Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Raritan. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Raritan via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Raritan is 38 miles. The road distance is 49.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Raritan without a car is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs $4 - $20.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Manhattan to Raritan, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Raritan is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs $4 - $20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $5 and takes 2h.

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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Raritan via Newark Penn Station in around 1h 52m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to West End Ave At Mountain Ave hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17 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
Train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$7 - $12
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to West End Ave At Mountain Ave
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Raritan
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Raritan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at West End Ave At Mountain Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Raritan is 49 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Manhattan to Raritan.

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