There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Plainfield by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 4 min

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

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 35 min

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

$9 - $20

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Plainfield 33.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Plainfield 33.3 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at E Front St At Terrill Rd. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Plainfield is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Plainfield without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to E Front St At Terrill Rd takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Plainfield is to bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Manhattan to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at E Front St At Terrill Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Plainfield is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Manhattan to Plainfield.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Plainfield. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Plainfield.
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  • Distance: 25.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Plainfield, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Manhattan to Plainfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Plainfield via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Newark Penn Station in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Netherwood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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