There are 5 ways to get from Jersey City to Carteret 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.

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Train, line 48 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Rahway Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the line 48 bus from Irving St At Broad St to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave 48

$5 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, line 116 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119 / ...
  2. Take the line 116 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave 116

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jersey City to Carteret 16.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Carteret 16.4 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Jersey City to Carteret 16.4 miles

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Carteret. However, there are services departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Washington Ave At Pershing Ave via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and Carteret is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Carteret without a car is to train and line 48 bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Jersey City to Carteret, including transfers.

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Jersey City to Carteret bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Journal Square Transportation Center station.

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Jersey City to Carteret bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Washington Ave At Pershing Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Carteret is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Jersey City to Carteret.

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There are 353+ hotels available in Carteret. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Carteret.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Jersey City to Carteret via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Rahway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Irving St At Broad St to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington Ave At Pershing Ave
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jersey City to Carteret
Ave. Duration
20 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 Jersey City to Carteret
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
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
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net

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