how long is the commute to new york city?

Asked by John Peretti, Harlem, New York, NY Sun Nov 4, 2012

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January, , Phillipsburg, NJ
Sat Mar 2, 2013
The short answer is that it is way too long.
You're looking at about 2 hr each way.
The Transbridge bus from the Phillipsburg mall to the Port Authority isn't too bad.
The drive on route 78 is brutal.
Good luck.
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Autumn Bragg, Agent, Bethlehem, PA
Mon Feb 4, 2013
It is 72 miles from Phillipsburg to the Lincoln Tunnel on I78. On a good traffic day, you can make it in one hour and twenty minutes.
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Sergei Gusch…, Home Owner, 07882
Tue Nov 27, 2012
You may uses bus from Phillipsburg mall, it have three destination Port Authority Bus terminal in Midtown, Wall street at Downtown and Jersey City. Details at
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Marsha Bowen…, Agent, Livingston, NJ
Sun Nov 4, 2012
Hi Mr. Peretti,

Your commute will vary depending on which way you decide to commute. A drive to NYC from Phillisburg will likely take you close to 1.5 to 2 hours in high traffic times for a morning commute. If you can get to neighboring train station on the NJ transit Midtown Direct trains into Penn Station NYC, you could cut the commute down about a half hour into the city. There are likely buses that go into Port Authority as well.
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