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There are 5 ways to get from South Amboy to Manhattan by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Academy Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority Shore Points: To PABT / ...

$17 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus NJ Transit  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington St At High St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 116

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station North Jersey Coast Line

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Amboy to Manhattan 35.9 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from South Amboy to Manhattan 35.9 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from South Amboy to Manhattan is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Amboy to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between South Amboy and Manhattan is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $17 - $20.

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The bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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South Amboy to Manhattan bus services, operated by Academy Bus, depart from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ station.

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The best way to get from South Amboy to Manhattan is to bus which takes 50 min and costs $17 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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South Amboy to Manhattan bus services, operated by Academy Bus, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Amboy to Manhattan is 36 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from South Amboy to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between South Amboy, NJ, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Academy Bus operates a bus from South Amboy to Manhattan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $20 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from South Amboy to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Cheesequake Rest Area, NJ to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from South Amboy to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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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