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There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey to Times Square by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$3 - $8

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108 / ...

$1 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Times Square 13.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Times Square 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Times Square is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Times Square is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Times Square is 52 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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New Jersey to Times Square bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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New Jersey to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Times Square is to train which takes 22 min and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $16 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to Times Square every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Newark to Times Square every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 35 min. Fullington Trailways also services this route once daily.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Times Square
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us

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New Jersey to Times Square bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New Jersey to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Times Square is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from New Jersey to Times Square.

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There are 1812+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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