There are 5 ways to get from Elizabeth to South Plainfield by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 819 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Elizabeth to Metuchen Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 819 bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave 819

$4 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 59

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elizabeth to South Plainfield 16.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Elizabeth to South Plainfield 16.4 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Elizabeth to South Plainfield 16.4 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Elizabeth to South Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Jersey St and arriving at Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave via Watchung Ave At E 4Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Elizabeth and South Plainfield is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Elizabeth to South Plainfield without a car is to train and line 819 bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Elizabeth to South Plainfield, including transfers.

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

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Elizabeth to South Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Watchung Ave At E 4Th St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elizabeth to South Plainfield is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Elizabeth to South Plainfield.

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There are 135+ hotels available in South Plainfield. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Elizabeth to South Plainfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elizabeth to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$22 - $28
UberPOOL
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Elizabeth to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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