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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 23 min

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

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
  2. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick 100-To PABT

$14 - $33

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Somerset 42.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Somerset 42.6 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Somerset is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Somerset is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Somerset is 34 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Manhattan to Somerset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Somerset. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at New Brunswick via Palmer Square, Princeton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Somerset.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Manhattan to Somerset every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Somerset via Palmer Square, Princeton in around 2 h 37 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
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Somerset
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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