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There are 5 ways to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$2 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza to Port Authority Bus Terminal 129 / ...

$1 - $7

3 alternative options

Train, subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to 86 St C / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan 10.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan 10.8 miles

$1 - $2

Secaucus Junction to Manhattan by train

The train journey time between Secaucus Junction and Manhattan is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest train normally takes 12 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Secaucus Junction to Manhattan train service departs from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 944 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13 min
Fastest train time:
12 min
Trains per week:
944
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:17
Last train departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Secaucus Junction to Manhattan train schedules

Secaucus Junction → Manhattan
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The cheapest way to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan is to train which costs $2 - $7 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Secaucus Junction and Manhattan is 6 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Secaucus Junction to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza station.

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Secaucus Junction to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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The best way to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan is to train which takes 14 min and costs $2 - $7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $7 and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Secaucus Junction, NJ, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza to Port Authority Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 40 min. De Camp also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Penn Station to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
De Camp
Phone
(800) 631-1281/ (973) 783-7500
Website
decamp.com
Bus from Secaucus Junction Bus Plaza to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
decamp.com
Other operators
Taxi from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com

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Secaucus Junction to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Secaucus Junction to Manhattan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Secaucus Junction to Manhattan is 11 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Secaucus Junction to Manhattan.

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