There are 5 ways to get from Jersey City to Carteret by bus, train, 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

Line 119 bus, line 116 bus  •  1 h 27 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

4 alternative options

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

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

$20 - $28

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 27 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 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
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
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
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Jersey City to Carteret
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$20 - $28
uberX
$20 - $27
uberXL
$30 - $40
uberBLACK
$75 - $100
UberSUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Jersey City to Carteret
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Jersey City to Carteret?

The distance between Jersey City and Carteret is 21 km. The road distance is 26 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Carteret?

The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Carteret is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Jersey City to Carteret?

The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Carteret is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $65 - $80.

Is there a direct bus between Jersey City and Carteret?

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 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Jersey City to Carteret?

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Jersey City to Carteret, including transfers.