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

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Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$28 - $78

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Bus, line 606 bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100-From PABT / ...
  2. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Trenton High School 606

$10 - $26

2 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor

$14 - $19

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Trenton 65.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Trenton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Trenton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Trenton. However, there are services departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at Trenton High School via Nassau St At Palmer Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Trenton station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Trenton Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Trenton is 57 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Trenton without a car is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs $27 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Manhattan to Trenton, including transfers.

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

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Manhattan to Trenton train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 51 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Trenton via Palmer Square, Princeton and Nassau St At Palmer Square in around 2h 57m.

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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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
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 Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Trenton is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs $27 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus and line 606 bus, which costs $9 - $27 and takes 2h 57m.

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Manhattan to Trenton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Trenton High School station.

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Manhattan to Trenton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Trenton Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Trenton is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Manhattan to Trenton.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Trenton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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