There are 7 ways to get from Hoboken to South Plainfield by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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, line 819 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level 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

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to E Front St At Watchung Ave 113 / ...

$4 - $10

5 alternative options

Train, line 819 bus via Newark Penn Station  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Plainfield
  3. Take the line 819 bus from Watchung Ave At E 4Th St to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave 819

$8 - $14

Bus via Clinton St At 6Th St  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 114 / ...

$4 - $13

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hoboken to South Plainfield 29 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Hoboken to South Plainfield 29 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hoboken to South Plainfield 29 miles

$35 - $50

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Hoboken to South Plainfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
NJ Transit
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 Port Authority Bus Terminal to E Front St At Watchung Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Watchung Ave At E 4Th St to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hoboken to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$55 - $75
uberBLACK
$130 - $170
UberSUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Hoboken to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hoboken and South Plainfield is 37 km. The road distance is 46 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hoboken to South Plainfield is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Hoboken to South Plainfield is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $150 - $190.

No, there is no direct bus from Hoboken to South Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave via Park Ave At East 2Nd St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Hoboken to South Plainfield, including transfers.