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

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Croton-Harmon to Beacon Hudson

$61 - $98

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Bus, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America Newark Airport Express-From Newark
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon Hudson

$27 - $49

2 alternative options

Line 1006 bus, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 1006 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fishkill, NY 708 / ...

$32 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Beacon 69.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Beacon - Beacon Post Office via New York, Ny and Fishkill - Walmart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Beacon via New York Penn Station and Croton-Harmon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Beacon is 102 miles. The road distance is 69.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Beacon without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from New Jersey to Beacon, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Beacon bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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New Jersey to Beacon train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Beacon is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 1006 bus and bus, which costs and takes 4 h 48 min.

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New Jersey to Beacon bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Fishkill, NY station.

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New Jersey to Beacon train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Beacon station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Beacon.
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  • Distance: 101.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Beacon, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Beacon via New York Penn Station, Croton-Harmon Amtrak, and Croton-Harmon in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Beacon via New York, Ny, Fishkill, NY, and Fishkill - Walmart in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$24 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Croton-Harmon to Beacon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal C to 5th Avenue-Bryant Park, West 42nd Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Fishkill, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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coachusa.com
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 Newark, Nj to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Beacon is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from New Jersey to Beacon.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Beacon. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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