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The commute to Manhattan can be a real project. But the trip can be a breeze (or at least easier) if you leave from one of these NJ towns. Our top 15 NJ Transit commuter towns list is based on municipalities with NJ Transit trains and buses with rush hour travel times to NYC of 50 minutes or less that also rank high on our overall 2019 list of New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families 2019. Check it out below to change your morning commute for good. 

Rank Town County Commute Time Mode of Transportation
1 Glen Rock Bergen 44 mins. Train
2 Ho-Ho-Kus Bergen 50  mins. Train
3 Chatham Borough Morris 48 mins. Train
4 Cranford Union 44 mins. Train
5 Chatham Township Morris 48 mins. Train
6 Oradell Bergen 50 mins. Bus
7 Mountainside Union 48 mins. Bus
8 Westfield Union 49 mins. Train
9 Tenafly Bergen 48 mins. Bus
10 Ramsey Bergen 50 mins. Train (Rte. 17 Station)
11 River Edge Bergen 43 mins. Bus
12 Glen Ridge Essex 35 mins. Train
13 Ridgewood Bergen 48 mins. Train
14 Leonia Bergen 33 mins. Bus
15 Bergenfield Bergen 43 mins. Bus

Best Towns for Families 2019

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