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

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Train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan North Jersey Coast Line

$7 - $12

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Bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# 131 / ...

$1 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Matawan 36.5 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from New York to Matawan 36.5 miles

$3 - $6

New York to Matawan by train

The train journey time between New York and Matawan is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest train normally takes 52 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the New York to Matawan train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Aberdeen-Matawan. Typically 210 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 4m
Fastest train time:
52 min
Trains per week:
210
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Matawan train schedules

New York → Matawan
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Rules to follow in United States

2m

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 Matawan is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Matawan is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Matawan is to bus which costs $1 - $5 and takes 1h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Matawan is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $190 - $230.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Ravine Dr At Main St#. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Aberdeen-Matawan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between New York and Matawan is 25 miles. The road distance is 36.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Matawan without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $7 - $12.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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New York to Matawan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Matawan is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $7 - $12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $5 and takes 1h 10m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Matawan.
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  • Distance: 25.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 8m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St# every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Aberdeen-Matawan
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ravine Dr At Main St#
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Matawan
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Matawan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Ravine Dr At Main St# station.

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New York to Matawan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Aberdeen-Matawan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Matawan is 36 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from New York to Matawan.

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