Perth Amboy is located in Middlesex County and is regarded as being in Central Jersey.

It has easy access to major transportation hubs, including airports, trains and buses and has direct access to NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, Rt 9, Rt 35, Rt 287, and the Outerbridge Crossing.

Driving, Perth Amboy is 25 minutes to Newark International Airport and 46 minutes to La Guardia Airport (without traffic/ 1 hour with traffic.) You can get to the airport by the local train, bus, cabs or an uber or taxi.

Perth Amboy Train Station is on the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line that can take you by train (some double deckers) to Newark Airport, Newark Penn Station & the Path in 25 minutes, and NYC Penn Station in 45 minutes (with no changing trains.)  You can also go south and take the train to Red Bank in 30 minutes and Asbury Park  in 1 hour. The Perth Amboy Train Station is getting $47 million in renovations and improvements.

Perth Amboy has taxi service and Uber service. There is also NJ Transit bus service from Smith St.

Perth Amboy is a 30 minute drive to Jersey City and 45 minutes to NYC. It is a 20 minute drive to New Brunswick and a 30 minute drive to Asbury Park. It is a 30 minute drive to Coney Island and 40 minutes to Williamsburg Brooklyn.