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There are 6 ways to get from Parsippany to Jersey City by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 79 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd to Newark Penn Station 79

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 79 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 79 bus from US-46 at VAIL RD to Newark Penn Station 29 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Eastbound Market St Under Bridge to Communipaw Ave At Mallory Ave 1

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Mountain Lakes to Hoboken Montclair-Boonton Line

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Parsippany to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Parsippany to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Parsippany to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Parsippany to Jersey City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Parsippany to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parsippany to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from US-46 at VAIL RD and arriving at Communipaw Ave At Mallory Ave via Eastbound Market St Under Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mountain Lakes and arriving at Hoboken. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Parsippany and Jersey City is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Parsippany to Jersey City without a car is to line 79 bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $5 - $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Parsippany to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Parsippany to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from US-46 at VAIL RD station.

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Parsippany to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Mountain Lakes station.

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The best way to get from Parsippany to Jersey City is to line 79 bus which takes 1 h 8 min and costs $5 - $9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $12 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Parsippany to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Parsippany, NJ, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Parsippany to Jersey City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Parsippany to Jersey City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Mountain Lakes to Hoboken
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Jefferson Rd At Smith Rd to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from US-46 at VAIL RD to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Eastbound Market St Under Bridge to Communipaw Ave At Mallory Ave
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Parsippany to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Parsippany to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com

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Parsippany to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Communipaw Ave At Mallory Ave station.

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Parsippany to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Hoboken station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parsippany to Jersey City is 24 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Parsippany to Jersey City.

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