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There are 5 ways to get from New York to New Jersey by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  18 min

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

$3 - $130

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd 108

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from 9th Street to Journal Square Path
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Market St At Broad St 1

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Newark 10.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from New York to Newark 10.1 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from New York to New Jersey is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to New Jersey is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Park Place At Raymond Blvd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between New York and New Jersey is 50 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $130.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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New York to New Jersey 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 New Jersey is to train which takes 18 min and costs $3 - $130. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 36 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from New York to Newark every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 18 min. Amtrak Acela Express also services this route hourly. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from New York to Newark hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Park Place At Raymond Blvd
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Market St At Broad St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Newark
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to New Jersey bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Park Place At Raymond Blvd station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to New Jersey is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from New York to New Jersey.

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