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

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Train  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Morristown to New York Penn Station Morris & Essex Line

$7 - $12

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Line 874 bus, line 198 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 874 bus from Spring St At Water St to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop 871 / ...
  2. Take the line 198 bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Port Authority Bus Terminal 198 / ...

$2 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Morristown to Manhattan 36.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Morristown to Manhattan 36.6 miles

$3 - $6

Morristown to Manhattan by train

The train journey time between Morristown and Manhattan is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest train normally takes 58 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Morristown to Manhattan train service departs from Morristown and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 200 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Morristown to Manhattan is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morristown to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morristown to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Spring St At Water St and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Morristown and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Morristown and Manhattan is 27 miles. The road distance is 36.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Morristown to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $7 - $12.

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The train from Morristown to New York Penn Station takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Morristown to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Spring St At Water St station.

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Morristown to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Morristown station.

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The best way to get from Morristown to Manhattan is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $7 - $12. Alternatively, you can line 874 bus and line 198 bus, which costs $2 - $8 and takes 1h 21m.

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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Morristown to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Morristown to Manhattan via Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Morristown to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Spring St At Water St to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Morristown to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com

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Morristown to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Morristown to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Morristown to Manhattan is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Morristown to Manhattan.

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