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

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Train  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$28 - $75

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Line 606 bus, bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Trenton High School to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606
  2. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$9 - $27

2 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  1h 46m

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

$15 - $19

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Trenton to Manhattan 65.7 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 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Manhattan is to train which costs $28 - $75 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trenton to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Trenton High School and arriving at New York Port Authority via Palmer Square, Princeton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trenton station to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Trenton Amtrak Station and arriving at 86 St via 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Trenton and Manhattan is 57 miles. The road distance is 65.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $28 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Trenton to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Trenton to Manhattan bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Trenton High School station.

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Trenton to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Trenton Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Manhattan is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs $28 - $75. Alternatively, you can line 606 bus and bus, which costs $9 - $27 and takes 2h 59m.

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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 58 min. Amtrak also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trenton to Manhattan via Nassau St At Witherspoon St and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
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 Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21

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

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Trenton to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Manhattan is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Trenton to Manhattan.

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