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

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$8 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 880 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY-3 Av & 42 St to New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35 North bound: Manorville-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the line 880 bus from Near Macy's Entrance to W Blackwell St At S Warren St 880

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Dover 38.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from New York to Dover 38.9 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Dover is to bus and line 880 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Dover is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Dover. However, there are services departing from New York, NY-3 Av & 42 St and arriving at W Blackwell St At S Warren St via Near Macy's Entrance. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Dover. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between New York and Dover is 32 miles. The road distance is 38.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Dover without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $8 - $14.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Dover takes 1 h 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Dover bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from New York, NY-3 Av & 42 St station.

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New York to Dover train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Dover is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $8 - $14. Alternatively, you can bus and line 880 bus, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Dover.
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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Dover, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from New York to Dover hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Dover via New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35 and Near Macy's Entrance in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-3 Av & 42 St to New Jersey Rt.80E, Exit 35
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Dover
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Dover bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at W Blackwell St At S Warren St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Dover is 39 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from New York to Dover.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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