There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Trenton by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

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

$14 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus, line 606 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
  2. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal 606

$8 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Trenton 68.8 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Trenton. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal via Nassau St At Palmer Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Trenton is 57 miles. The road distance is 68.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Trenton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Manhattan to Trenton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Trenton is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 606 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Manhattan to Trenton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Trenton is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Manhattan to Trenton.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Trenton. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Trenton.
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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Manhattan to Trenton hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 50 min. NJ Transit also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Trenton via Palmer Square, Princeton and Nassau St At Palmer Square in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com

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