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There are 6 ways to get from Yonkers to Jersey City by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Yonkers to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$9 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 33 St BxM3
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway, line 119 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Van Cortlandt Park - 242 St to Times Sq - 42 St 1
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$7 - $14

Bus, line 119 bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 40 St BxM3
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave 119

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Yonkers to Jersey City 20.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Yonkers to Jersey City 20.8 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Yonkers to Jersey City is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yonkers to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Yonkers to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Yonkers and arriving at Journal Square via 33rd Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Yonkers and Jersey City is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs $9 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Yonkers to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Yonkers to Jersey City train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Yonkers station.

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The best way to get from Yonkers to Jersey City is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs $9 - $19. Alternatively, you can bus and line 119 bus, which costs $6 - $13 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Yonkers to Jersey City train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Journal Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yonkers to Jersey City is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Yonkers to Jersey City.

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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Yonkers, NY, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Yonkers to Jersey City via Grand Central and 33rd Street in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yonkers to Jersey City via 5 Av/W 40 St, 5 Av, Times Sq - 42 St, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 33 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from S Broadway/Prospect Av to 5 Av/W 40 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Highland Ave
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Yonkers to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com

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