There are 5 ways to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Anderson Street Pascack Valley Line

$9 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 165 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the line 165 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to State St At Salem St# 165

$7 - $26

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Brunswick to Hackensack 41.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Hackensack 41.6 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from New Brunswick to Hackensack 41.6 miles

$75 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at State St At Salem St# via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Anderson Street via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Hackensack is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $9 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Hackensack bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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New Brunswick to Hackensack train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $9 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus and line 165 bus, which costs $7 - $26 and takes 2 h.

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New Brunswick to Hackensack bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at State St At Salem St# station.

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New Brunswick to Hackensack train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Anderson Street station.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Hackensack.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Hackensack, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from New Brunswick to Hackensack via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Hackensack via New York Port Authority and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Anderson Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Brunswick to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$55 - $70
UberPOOL
$75 - $100
UberXL
$80 - $110
Black
$180 - $240
Black SUV
$230 - $300
Taxi from New Brunswick to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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