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

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown 100-From PABT

$7 - $20

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$3 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Rutgers University 39.6 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Rutgers University 39.6 miles

$3 - $6

Manhattan to Rutgers University by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Rutgers University is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 38 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 50 min. Operated by Suburban Transit, the Manhattan to Rutgers University service departs from New York Port Authority and arrives in Rutgers University. Typically 115 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
50 min
Fastest journey time:
50 min
Journey distance:
38 miles
Services per week:
115
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Rutgers University bus and walk schedules

Manhattan → Rutgers University
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Rutgers University is to taxi which costs $210 - $250 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Rutgers University is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rutgers University without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $7 - $20.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manhattan to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rutgers University is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $7 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $12 and takes 1h 2m.

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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$10 - $15
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Manhattan to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Rutgers University is 40 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Manhattan to Rutgers University.

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