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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Rumson by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 838 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway to Lincroft, NJ - Exit 109 Northbound Jackson / ...
  2. Take the line 838 bus from Newman Springs Rd At Half Mile Rd# to East River Rd At Black Point Rd# 838

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Red Bank North Jersey Coast Line

$6 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from New York to Rumson 52.8 miles

$5 - $8

New York to Rumson by train and bus

The journey time between New York and Rumson is around 2h 30m and covers a distance of around 50 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 37m. Operated by NJ Transit, the New York to Rumson service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in East River Rd At Black Point Rd#. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 30m
Fastest journey time:
1h 37m
Journey distance:
50 miles
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:00
Last service departs at:
16:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Rumson train and bus schedules

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Rumson 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: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Rumson is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Rumson is to drive which takes 1h 1m and costs $5 - $8.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Rumson. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway and arriving at East River Rd At Black Point Rd# via Newman Springs Rd At Half Mile Rd#. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between New York and Rumson is 25 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Rumson without a car is to bus and line 838 bus which takes 2h 18m and costs $18 - $27.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from New York to Rumson, including transfers.

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New York to Rumson bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway station.

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The best way to get from New York to Rumson is to bus and line 838 bus which takes 2h 18m and costs $18 - $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $18 and takes 2h 39m.

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New York to Rumson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at East River Rd At Black Point Rd# station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Rumson is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from New York to Rumson.

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Map of how to get from New York to Rumson.
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  • Distance: 24.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

You can take a bus from New York to Rumson via Lincroft, NJ - Exit 109 and Newman Springs Rd At Half Mile Rd# in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Red Bank hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Red Bank
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 42nd Street & Broadway to Lincroft, NJ - Exit 109
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
academybus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Newman Springs Rd At Half Mile Rd# to East River Rd At Black Point Rd#
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4

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