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There are 4 ways to get from Times Square to Somerville by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Somerville Raritan Valley Line

$9 - $140

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Bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to N Gaston Ave At William St 114 / ...

$4 - $13

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Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Somerville 47 miles

$240 - $300

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Times Square to Somerville 47 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Somerville is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Somerville is to taxi which costs $240 - $300 and takes 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at N Gaston Ave At William St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Times Square station to Somerville. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Somerville via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Times Square and Somerville is 35 miles. The road distance is 47 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Somerville without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs $9 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Times Square to Somerville, including transfers.

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Times Square to Somerville bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Times Square to Somerville train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Somerville is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs $9 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $13 and takes 1h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Somerville.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Somerville, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Times Square to Somerville via Newark Penn Station in around 1h 39m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Times Square to Somerville hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 57m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Somerville
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Somerville
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
$240 - $300
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Times Square to Somerville bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at N Gaston Ave At William St station.

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Times Square to Somerville train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Somerville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Somerville is 47 miles. It takes approximately 49m to drive from Times Square to Somerville.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Somerville. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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