There are 7 ways to get from East Rutherford to Jersey City by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Rutherford to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$2 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 163 bus, line 83 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave 160 / ...
  2. Take the line 83 bus from 32Nd St At Central Ave to Journal Square Transportation Center 83 / ...

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 163 bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 160 / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$2 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Rutherford to Jersey City 10.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from East Rutherford to Jersey City 10.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from East Rutherford to Jersey City 10.2 miles

$12 - $17

Walk  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Walk from East Rutherford to Jersey City 10.3 miles

What companies run services between East Rutherford, NJ, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from East Rutherford to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Rutherford to Jersey City via 30Th St At Bergenline Ave and 32Nd St At Central Ave in around 40 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Rutherford to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from 32Nd St At Central Ave to Journal Square Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Paterson Ave At Grove St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from East Rutherford to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
uberXL
$20 - $25
BLACK CAR
$50 - $65
UberSUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from East Rutherford to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Central Car Service
Phone
+1 914-821-6742
Website
whiteplainstowncarservice.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Rutherford and Jersey City is 12 km. The road distance is 16 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Rutherford to Jersey City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from East Rutherford to Jersey City is to train which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $7.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rutherford and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from East Rutherford to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Paterson Ave At Grove St and arriving at Journal Square Transportation Center via 32Nd St At Central Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

The train from Rutherford to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level takes 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.