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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Yonkers to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square Path

$23 - $54

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 7 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 Montgomery St 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 10 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 10 min and costs $22 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Yonkers to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Yonkers to Jersey City train services, operated by VIA Rail, 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 10 min and costs $22 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 119 bus, which costs $6 - $13 and takes 2 h 7 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 10 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 New York and 33rd Street in around 1 h 10 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 7 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Yonkers to New York
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $28
Economy
$21 - $29
Economy Plus
$35 - $55
Business
$29 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$55 - $80
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yonkers Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
New York City Transit (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 Montgomery St
Ave. Duration
38 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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