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 Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$5 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 23 min

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Rutgers University 40.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Rutgers University 40.2 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Rutgers University is 32 miles. The road distance is 40.2 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 .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown takes 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manhattan to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Rutgers University is to bus which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Manhattan to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown 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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There are 121+ hotels available in Rutgers University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Manhattan to Rutgers University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Manhattan to Rutgers University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $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
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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