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There are 7 ways to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus Academy Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to Jersey City, NJ 109 to Wall Street

$17 - $20

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Perth Amboy to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level North Jersey Coast Line

$5 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus MTA  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Craig Av/Hylan Bl to Church St/Fulton St Sim2

$6 - $10

Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Perth Amboy to Newark Penn Station North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Eastbound Market St Under Bridge to West Side Ave At Fairmount Ave 1

$5 - $12

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Perth Amboy to Jersey City 23.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Perth Amboy to Jersey City 23.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Perth Amboy to Jersey City 23.6 miles

$29 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ and arriving at Jersey City, NJ. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth Amboy and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Perth Amboy and Jersey City is 18 miles. The road distance is 23.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City without a car is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $17 - $20.

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The bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to Jersey City, NJ takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Perth Amboy to Jersey City bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ station.

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Perth Amboy to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Perth Amboy station.

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The best way to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $17 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Perth Amboy to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Academy Bus operates a bus from Perth Amboy to Jersey City every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $20 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Perth Amboy to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Perth Amboy to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Perth Amboy to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to Jersey City, NJ
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Craig Av/Hylan Bl to Church St/Fulton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Perth Amboy to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$29 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Perth Amboy to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com

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Perth Amboy to Jersey City bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at Jersey City, NJ station.

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Perth Amboy to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth Amboy to Jersey City is 24 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Perth Amboy to Jersey City.

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There are 1915+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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