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

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Bus  •  55 min

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

$6 - $20

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Subway, train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$11 - $88

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Somerset 43.2 miles

$220 - $280

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Somerset 43.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Somerset is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Somerset is to taxi which costs $220 - $280 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Somerset is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Somerset without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs $6 - $20.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Manhattan to Somerset bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Somerset is 43 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Manhattan to Somerset.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Somerset. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

Suburban Transit operates a bus from Manhattan to Somerset hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $20 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City route
$20
Local and suburban routes
$11 - $16
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Somerset
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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