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There are 3 ways to get from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$3 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 32.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 32.8 miles

$3 - $5

Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) by train

The train journey time between Metuchen Station and Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train service departs from Metuchen and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 349 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
51 min
Fastest train time:
42 min
Train distance:
27 miles
Trains per week:
349
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:27
Last train departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Metuchen Station → Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
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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 Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 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: 22 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Metuchen and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Metuchen Station and Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs $3 - $11.

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The train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station takes 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Metuchen station.

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Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 33 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City).

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Pennsylvania Station (New York City). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City).
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Metuchen Station, NJ, USA and Pennsylvania Station (New York City), NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Metuchen to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $5
Adult
$7 - $11
Other operators
Taxi from Metuchen Station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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