There are 4 ways to get from New York to Clifton by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 28 min
$3 - $8
Bus • 32 min
$1 - $7
2 alternative options
Taxi • 22 min
$90 - $110
Drive • 22 min
$1 - $3
New York to Clifton by train
The train journey time between New York and Clifton is around 28 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest train normally takes 27 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the New York to Clifton train service departs from Hoboken and arrives in Clifton. Typically 148 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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New York to Clifton train schedules
Trains departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clifton is 800-232-4636.
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from New York to Clifton is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.
The quickest way to get from New York to Clifton is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 22 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hoboken and arriving at Clifton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.
It is 12 miles from New York to Clifton. It is approximately 16.6 miles to drive.
The best way to get from New York to Clifton without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $8.
The train from Hoboken to Clifton takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.
New York to Clifton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.
New York to Clifton train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Hoboken station.
The best way to get from New York to Clifton is to train which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $7 and takes 32 min.
What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Clifton, NJ, USA?
NJ Transit operates a train from Hoboken to Clifton hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 32 min. De Camp also services this route every 30 minutes.
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd
- Ave. Duration
- 32 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $1 - $4
- Schedules at
- Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
- $1 - $2
- $2 - $4
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More Questions & Answers
New York to Clifton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd station.
New York to Clifton train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Clifton station.
Yes, the driving distance between New York to Clifton is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from New York to Clifton.
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