There are 8 ways to get from Union City to New York by tram, bus, ferry, train, taxi, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram  •  14 min

  1. Take the tram from Bergenline Ave to HOBOKEN TERMINAL station Hudson-Bergen station

$1 - $3

Cheapest option

Line 89 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Park Ave At 37Th St to Hoboken Terminal Lane 6 89

$1 - $2

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Midtown/Pier 79 to World Financial Center Terminal

$7 - $11

Line 159 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 159 bus from Bergenline Ave At 45Th St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 159

$3 - $5

Tram, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the tram from Bergenline Ave to NEWPORT station Hudson-Bergen station
  2. Take the train from Newport to 9th Street Path

$5

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union City to New York 6.3 miles

$35 - $45

Walk  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Union City to New York 7.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Ave & W 40 St to Sullivan St & Washington Sq 2.8 miles

$10

What companies run services between Union City, NJ, USA and New York, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Union City to New York hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Tram from Bergenline Ave to HOBOKEN TERMINAL station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Tram from Bergenline Ave to NEWPORT station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Park Ave At 37Th St to Hoboken Terminal Lane 6
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Bergenline Ave At 45Th St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Ferry operators
NY Waterways
Website
nywaterway.com
Ferry from Midtown/Pier 79 to World Financial Center Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
nywaterway.com
Other operators
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Ave & W 40 St to Sullivan St & Washington Sq
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Union City to New York
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Union City and New York is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Union City to New York is to line 89 bus which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Union City to New York is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $35 - $45.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Park Ave At 37Th St and arriving at Hoboken Terminal Lane 6. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Midtown/Pier 79 and arriving at World Financial Center Terminal. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

The tram from Bergenline Ave to HOBOKEN TERMINAL station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.