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There are 4 ways to get from Trenton to Manhattan by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station Keystone Service / ...

$28 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 606 bus, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606
  2. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$8 - $28

2 alternative options

Train NJ Transit  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$15 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Manhattan 69.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Manhattan is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Manhattan is to train which costs $28 - $55 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trenton to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal and arriving at New York Port Authority via Palmer Square, Princeton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Manhattan is 57 miles. The road distance is 69.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $28 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Trenton to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Trenton to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Manhattan is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs $28 - $55. Alternatively, you can line 606 bus and bus, which costs $8 - $28 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Trenton to Manhattan bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at New York Port Authority station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Manhattan is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Trenton to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Trenton to Manhattan hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trenton to Manhattan via Nassau St At Witherspoon St and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

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 Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com

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