There are 3 ways to get from New Jersey to Cooperstown by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown

$36 - $82

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$103 - $290

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Newark to Cooperstown 219.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Cooperstown. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Cooperstown via New York, Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Cooperstown is 184 miles. The road distance is 219.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Cooperstown without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from New Jersey to Cooperstown, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Cooperstown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, Port Authority station.

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New Jersey to Cooperstown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Cooperstown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Cooperstown is 219 miles. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from New Jersey to Cooperstown.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Cooperstown. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to Cooperstown once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 42 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
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 Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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