Jersey City transportation information

StatisticJersey CityNew JerseyNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (3)3354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (7)6711
Average one way commute37min31min26min
Workers who carpool7.3%8.1%9.3%
Workers taking public transportation47.3%11.2%5.1%
Workers who walk to work8.1%3.0%2.8%
Working from home3.3%4.1%4.6%

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  • There are 3 airports and 7 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Jersey City city center.
  • The average travel time to work in Jersey City is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who take public transportation in Jersey City is 824% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who carpool to work in Jersey City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who work from home in Jersey City is 27% lower than the national average.

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Amtrak stations within 30 miles of Jersey City

New York (penn Sta)
7th Ave. & W. 32nd St.
New York NY 10001
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Station Information
  • Located 4.6 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • Full food service, snack bar, and vending machines
  • Automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Newark
Raymond Plaza West
Newark NJ 07102
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Station Information
  • Located 5.5 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • Automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Newark International Airport

Newark NJ 07114
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Station Information
  • Located 6.9 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • No public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Metropark
100 Middlesex-essex Tpk.
Iselin NJ 08830
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Station Information
  • Located 16.9 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Yonkers
Foot Of Dock St. & Wells Ave.
Yonkers NY 10701
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Station Information
  • Located 17.6 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
New Rochelle
Depot Plaza North
New Rochelle NY 10801
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Station Information
  • Located 20.2 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
New Brunswick
French & Albany Sts.
New Brunswick NJ 08901
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Station Information
  • Located 24.9 miles from Jersey City city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • Automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station

Airports within 30 miles of Jersey City

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Newark Liberty International Airport10 Toler Place6.5Newark, NJ
LaGuardia AirportLaGuardia Airport10.7New York, NY
John F. Kennedy International AirportJohn F. Kennedy International Airport15.4New York, NY
Source: The Jersey City, NJ transportation data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).