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There are 4 ways to get from Morristown to Chester by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Morristown to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chester, NY - Park & Ride

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Morristown to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Harriman

2 alternative options

Line 874 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 874 bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chester, NY - Park & Ride

Drive

  1. Drive from Morristown to Chester

Morristown to Chester by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Morristown and Chester is around 3h 39m and covers a distance of around 96 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 57 min. Operated by NJ Transit and Shortline Bus, the Morristown to Chester service departs from Morristown and arrives in Chester, NY - Park & Ride. Typically 88 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

88 Weekly Services
3h 39m Average Duration
$11 Cheapest Price
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Morristown → Chester
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The cheapest way to get from Morristown to Chester is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Morristown to Chester is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morristown to Chester. However, there are services departing from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave and arriving at Chester, NY - Park & Ride via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 44m.

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The distance between Morristown and Chester is 41 miles. The road distance is 58.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Morristown to Chester without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 39m and costs $10 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Morristown to Chester, including transfers.

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Morristown to Chester bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave station.

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The best way to get from Morristown to Chester is to line 874 bus and bus which takes 3h 44m and costs $9 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $35 and takes 4h 13m.

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Morristown to Chester bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Chester, NY - Park & Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Morristown to Chester is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Morristown to Chester.

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Map of how to get from Morristown to Chester.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

What companies run services between Morristown, Morris County, NJ, USA and Chester, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Morristown to Chester via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, Ny in around 3h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Morristown to Chester via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level, Harriman, and Harriman - Metro North in around 4h 13m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Morristown to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$8 - $12
Train from Morristown to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $5
Adult
$7 - $11
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Harriman
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$4 - $7
Adult
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chester, NY - Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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coachusa.com
Child (0-14)
$7 - $11
Seniors 62+ and Special Needs
$9 - $16
Adults 15-61
$14 - $22
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4

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