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There are 6 ways to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield by bus, train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Line 59 bus  •  44m

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to East 2Nd St At Leland Ave 59

$1 - $4

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Elizabeth to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Netherwood Raritan Valley Line

$5 - $15

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Elizabeth to Plainfield 11.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Elizabeth to Plainfield 11.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18m

  1. Take an Uber from Elizabeth to Plainfield 11.1 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  3h 37m

  1. Walk from Elizabeth to Plainfield 11.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad St At Jersey St and arriving at East 2Nd St At Leland Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Elizabeth to Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Elizabeth and arriving at Netherwood via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Elizabeth and Plainfield is 11 miles. The road distance is 11.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield without a car is to line 59 bus which takes 44m and costs $1 - $4.

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The line 59 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to East 2Nd St At Leland Ave takes 44m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Elizabeth to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Jersey St station.

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Elizabeth to Plainfield train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Elizabeth station.

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The best way to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield is to line 59 bus which takes 44m and costs $1 - $4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $16 and takes 1h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Elizabeth to Plainfield.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 44m

What companies run services between Elizabeth, NJ, USA and Plainfield, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Elizabeth to Plainfield hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 44m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Elizabeth to Plainfield via Newark Penn Station in around 1h 12m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Elizabeth to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Netherwood
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elizabeth to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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uber.com
UberPOOL
$14 - $20
UberX
$16 - $22
UberXL
$21 - $27
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$70 - $95
Taxi from Elizabeth to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com

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Elizabeth to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at East 2Nd St At Leland Ave station.

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Elizabeth to Plainfield train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Netherwood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elizabeth to Plainfield is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Elizabeth to Plainfield.

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