There are 4 ways to get from New Haven to Jersey City by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 11 min

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

$75 - $192

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...

$16 - $35

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven

$20 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Jersey City 86.3 miles

$8 - $13

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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 Montgomery St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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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 Journal Square via 33rd Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between New Haven and Jersey City is 73 miles. The road distance is 86.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min 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 Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Jersey City is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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New Haven to Jersey City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New Haven to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New Haven to Jersey City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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.

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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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Jersey City is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from New Haven to Jersey City.

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There are 1764+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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