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Wed May 25, 2016
Sunitha.sunithababu asked:
I will be working from 110 Cokesbury Lebanon Office and my husband will be working near South Amboy / Parlin.Whats the best route to commute?Train journery leads to Newark Penn and then…
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Sun Feb 28, 2016
Manuprasad_07 answered:
You have trains from High Bridge, NJ to Penn Station every hour or so. I think the closest station to both Clinton and Lebanon is the Annandale station. But if you're willing to drive up to Raritan you have more frequency. Look up the Raritan Valley line, this's your best bet from this part of NJ if you're looking for direct public transit to NYC.. All stations have parking lots and you always have spots available ... more
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Thu Nov 18, 2010
Jessica Wormeck answered:
Hi Lizi,

I live in the Clinton/Lebanon area, and my husband commutes to Newark (AND he works for NJ Transit, so I have all the inside scoop!), so you came to the right place for answers.

First off, yes, public transportation from this area IS convenient. You can take the bus from Clinton (it goes right into NYC) which is Trans-Bridge. Or you can take NJ Transit from a few different stations, and anything west of Raritan Boro has free parking.

If you decide to drive to either E. Rutherford or NYC, you would take route 78. From Clinton to E. Rutherford: 78 west to either the Turnpike or the Parkway. From Clinton to NYC: 78 right in to Holland Tunnel. But honestly, the easiest way to get to NYC from this area is take the bus or train.

Good idea to car pool with your husband. If you go that route, you would take 78 to the Turnpike (or Parkway...there are a few options). He would drop you off at Secaucus and you could take NJ Transit to Penn Station NYC. Depending on what time you leave, 78 can have traffic (if there is an accident, it's tough). But generally 78 moves. It's not as bad as you think. I'd give yourself about an hour to get to Secaucus, then an additional 20 minutes to get into NYC. If you get on the road before 7:30 (and there are no accidents), you're going to be in good shape. You can do the whole 78 corridor from about exit 15 all the way out to the parkway in about 45 minutes.

So you have a few options!

Not only does my husband do that commute, but I've also had many relocation clients move out here and do that same commute. It's very common to live out here and work in NYC.

Anyway, I'll be happy to give you more details...drop me a line and we can chat.

Best,
Jessica Wormeck
Weichert Realtors
cell: 908-938-6535
realtorjessica@gmail.com
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Tue Sep 14, 2010
Jessica Wormeck answered:
Commuting from Lebanon is very easy - parking is free and plentiful. The trains are usually on time. Do you have specific questions I can answer?

My husband works for NJ Transit (and he commutes from High Bridge - Newark everyday), so this is my area of expertise. Call/text/email me if you have further questions.

Thanks!
Jessica Wormeck
Weichert
cell: 908-938-6535
realtorjessica@gmail.com
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