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There are 5 ways to get from New Haven to Jersey City by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$29 - $83

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Bus, line 119 bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave 119

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Train via Eastbound Market St Under Bridge  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Newark Penn Station Acela / ...

$28 - $84

Train, line 119 bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$20 - $40

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from New Haven to Jersey City 87.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from New Haven to Jersey City is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from New Haven to Jersey City is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Haven to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Haven station to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from New Haven Union Station and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between New Haven and Jersey City is 73 miles. The road distance is 87.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs $28 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from New Haven to Jersey City, including transfers.

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New Haven to Jersey City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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New Haven to Jersey City train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from New Haven Union Station.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Jersey City is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs $28 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus and line 119 bus, which costs $16 - $27 and takes 2h 43m.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Jersey City via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from New Haven Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New Haven Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$16 - $20
Onboard Off-Peak
$25
At Station Peak
$22 - $26
Onboard-Peak
$29 - $32
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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New Haven to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave station.

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New Haven to Jersey City train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Jersey City is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from New Haven to Jersey City.

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There are 1929+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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