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There are 4 ways to get from New York to Clifton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Hoboken to Clifton Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd 191 / ...

$1 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Clifton 16.6 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from New York to Clifton 16.6 miles

$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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
28 min
Fastest train time:
27 min
Trains per week:
148
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:08
Last train departs at:
23:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Clifton train schedules

New York → Clifton
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clifton is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Clifton is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Clifton is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Clifton is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Clifton is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 22 min.

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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.

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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.

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It is 12 miles from New York to Clifton. It is approximately 16.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New York to Clifton without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs $3 - $8.

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The train from Hoboken to Clifton takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Clifton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New York to Clifton train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Hoboken station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from New York to Clifton.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 28 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.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Hoboken to Clifton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
De Camp
Phone
(800) 631-1281/ (973) 783-7500
Website
decamp.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Vincent Drive @Grove
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
decamp.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Clifton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Clifton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Allwood Rd At Brookwood Rd station.

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New York to Clifton train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Clifton station.

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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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There are 934+ hotels available in Clifton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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