Getting to Sandy Hook on Public Transportation

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Take the ferry from Manhattan to New Jersey to enjoy the beaches at Sandy Hook.

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See Sandy Hook by bus or ferry!

Air Transportation: The closest airport to Sandy Hook is Newark Liberty Airport, approximately 40 miles from the park entrance.

Bus:

  • New Jersey Transit Bus 834 stops near the park entrance. Phone 1-973-275-5555 for schedule.
  • Academy Lines bus service operates direct from New York City to Highlands. Phone 732-291-1300 or 800-242-1339 for schedule.

Train:

  • New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line to Red Bank, then NJT Bus 834 to Highlands. Buses drop off at or near entrance to Sandy Hook - no transportation into the park. Phone 1-973-275-5555.

Water Transportation: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend visitors from Manhattan can take a high speed ferry to Sandy Hook.

Taxi: Taxi service can provide service into the park by linking the bus stop and ferry dock in Highlands, and the local train stations.

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