There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Union Beach by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Keansburg, NJ-Rt 36 & Palmer Route 36-To Long Branch

$19 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus, line 817 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington St At High St 116
  2. Take the line 817 bus from Rector St At Washington St# to Florence Ave At Edmunds Ave 817

$7 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, line 817 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to South Amboy North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the line 817 bus from Broadway At Augusta St to Florence Ave At Edmunds Ave 817

$10 - $17

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Union Beach 43.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Union Beach 43.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Union Beach. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - Port Authority and arriving at Florence Ave At Edmunds Ave via Main St At Lohsen Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Union Beach is 26 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Union Beach without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Manhattan to Union Beach, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Union Beach bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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Manhattan to Union Beach bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Keansburg, NJ-Rt 36 & Palmer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Union Beach is 44 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Manhattan to Union Beach.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Union Beach. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Union Beach.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

Academy Bus operates a bus from Manhattan to Union Beach hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to South Amboy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Keansburg, NJ-Rt 36 & Palmer
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
academybus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broadway At Augusta St to Florence Ave At Edmunds Ave
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington St At High St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Rector St At Washington St# to Florence Ave At Edmunds Ave
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Union Beach
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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