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Train from New Jersey to new york

Is there a direct train from Newport PATH station in downtown New Jersey to New York City, Grand Central Terminal. I will be in New a jersey on Thursday. How much is ticket. Thanks.

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The NJ Transit train goes to Penn Station on the west side. Grand Central Terminal is on the East side. Do not understand “downtown NJ”.

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Thanks Suki - can I catch this from Path station? I'd it direct, no need to transfer trains? Do u know how much ticket?

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NJ Transit connects to EWR. Where is Newport? And downtown NJ? You need to clarify where you plan to board a PATH train. They come into Manhattan from NJ.

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Newport is in Jersey City, a slightly distressed post-industrial city on the Hudson River. The PATH commuter line goes to Penn Station, NYC, not Grand Central. It doesn’t require advance purchase or reservation.

https://www.panynj.gov/path/maps.html

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Is there a direct train from Newport PATH station in downtown New
Jersey to New York City, Grand Central Terminal. I will be in New a
jersey on Thursday. How much is ticket. Thanks.

New Jersey is a state, not a downtown city so I'm lost there.

There is PATH train service (looks like a subway) between the Pavonia/Newpor station and the World Trade Center (one line) and Newport and Christopher St/9th St/14th Str/23rd St/33rd St Herald Sq. (2nd line). So you have a choice of two trains into NYC.

A ride on the PATH costs $2.75 for a single-trip ticket.

Grand Central is not connected with PATH but you can walk to GCT from Herald Sq in 15 minutes.

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Continental has given you correct Information. To amplify it:

You seem to want to go from the Newport PATH station (also known as Pavonia/Newport station) in Jersey City, NJ to Grand Central Station in New York, NY.

1) Is that correct?
2) Is Grand Central your final destination, or are you going somewhere else from there?

Because you are dealing with 2 different states, you do have to deal with different transit systems. The PATH train will take you from Newport station to 6 Avenue and 33rd Street in Manhattan. This is near, but not in, Penn Station. To get from here to Grand Central, you can walk, take the subway which will require a connection, or take a taxi.

And as you see from the above posts, it is important to use the correct names to avoid confusion. New Jersey is a state. Jersey City is one of the many cities in the state of New Jersey, but there is no city named "New Jersey."

Similarly, although the PATH train looks like a subway and functions like one, it is not the same as the New York City subway. They are run by different companies and require separate tickets, although they share some stations. If you are in New York City and need to get to the PATH train, be sure to ask for it by that name. If you ask for the subway in New York City, you will NOT be directed to the PATH train.

Yes, it is confusing. If you have any other questions, please do post more details of exactly where you're going, and we can try to help.

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Thank you for ur responses..
I will be staying at the Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel in New Jersey which is close to the Newport PATH station. I would like to go to Grand Central Terminal in NYC. Does the train take me to Penn station and I can walk to grand central terminal?

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HSusie, the map for a walk from one train station to the next is here:

https://goo.gl/maps/VvPVJpwzqQr

As you can see, it's around a mile. You have to determine, after checking the weather, whether you want to walk or use Manhattan's many public transit options.

You will get the best answers here if you ask specific, detailed questions. We don't know the month of the year, whether you have luggage, whether you are disabled in any way, if you are visiting friends in Connecticut or just want to see the inside of Grand Central Terminal, or just meeting someone NEAR Grand Central Terminal. Internet hackers are not going to hunt you down and abduct you with that kind of impersonal, limited information that can get you a better answer!

I use Trip Advisor NYC for NYC tourist information:
https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g60763-i5-New_York_City_New_York.html

Edit: Google link corrected

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They are run by different companies and require separate tickets,
although they share some stations.

Actually, Harold, you can pay for the PATH using your Metrocard if the Metrocard is a pay-per-ride card as opposed to the unlimited.

I will be staying at the Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel in New
Jersey which is close to the Newport PATH station. I would like to go
to Grand Central Terminal in NYC. Does the train take me to Penn
station and I can walk to grand central terminal?

Susie, I love that you know it's Grand Central Terminal and not Grand Central Station which is actually the nearby Post Office!

Ok, this is easy. Take the 33rd Street PATH train to its last stop which is 33rd St. Sit in the front of the PATH train as the exit is in the front. Exit the PATH and you'll be on 6th Ave between 32nd & 33rd St. It is an easy walk to Grand Central.

If it is raining and you don't want to walk, you'll never get a taxi so don't even bother. When you exit the PATH, you will see a stairwell going downstairs pretty much in front of you after you go through the PATH turnstiles. You can take the B, D, F, or M train uptown one station to 42nd St. and transfer to the 7 train eastbound toward Queens to 42nd St/Grand Central Terminal. I would only recommend this if it were raining as you'll have to walk a few minutes to transfer from the B, D, F or M to the 7. But it's better than waiting aimlessly for a taxi and then sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic as the meter keeps going up.