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

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB 100-From PABT / ...

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Train  •  1h 2m

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

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Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Rutgers University 35.8 miles

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from New York to Rutgers University 35.8 miles

New York to Rutgers University by bus and walk

The journey time between New York and Rutgers University is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 38 miles. Operated by Suburban Transit and Flixbus USA, the New York to Rutgers University service departs from New York Port Authority and arrives in Rutgers University. Typically 132 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

132 Weekly Services
56 min Average Duration
$5 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Rutgers University is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between New York and Rutgers University is 29 miles. The road distance is 35.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Rutgers University without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $5 - $45.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.

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New York to Rutgers University 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 Rutgers University is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $5 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $75 and takes 1h 2m.

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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 50 min. Flixbus USA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $12 and the journey takes 57 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$8 - $12
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$5 - $8
One Way - Adult
$10 - $15
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $45
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$12 - $45
Adult Advance Purchase
$6 - $9
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New Brunswick - Albany/Spring WB station.

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New York to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Rutgers University is 36 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from New York to Rutgers University.

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