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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Summit Morris & Essex Line / ...

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Line 114 bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the line 114 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave 114

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Summit 27.3 miles

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Summit 27.3 miles

Manhattan to Summit by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Summit is around 49 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest train normally takes 34 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Manhattan to Summit train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Summit. Typically 229 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
49 min
Fastest train time:
34 min
Train distance:
23 miles
Trains per week:
229
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:02
Last train departs at:
23:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Summit train schedules

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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 Summit is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Summit is 2 metres.

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

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Summit is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Summit is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Summit. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Morris Ave At Springfield Ave via Morris Ave At Mountain Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Summit. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Summit is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Summit without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs $2 - $11.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Summit takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Summit is to train which takes 48 min and costs $2 - $11. Alternatively, you can line 114 bus, which costs $2 - $8 and takes 1h 24m.

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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Summit hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $11 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Summit
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $5
Adult
$6 - $11
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Summit
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Summit bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Mountain Ave At Morris Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Summit is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Manhattan to Summit.

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