There are 5 ways to get from Metuchen to Raritan by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 819 bus, train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the line 819 bus from Main St At Rt-27 to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 819
  2. Take the train from Plainfield to Raritan Raritan Valley Line

$4 - $11

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Metuchen to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan Raritan Valley Line

$10 - $20

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Metuchen to Raritan 17.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Metuchen to Raritan 17.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Metuchen to Raritan 17.7 miles

$24 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Metuchen to Raritan is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Metuchen to Raritan is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Metuchen to Raritan. However, there are services departing from Metuchen and arriving at Raritan via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Metuchen and Raritan is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Metuchen to Raritan without a car is to line 819 bus and train which takes 1h 33m and costs $4 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Metuchen to Raritan, including transfers.

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Metuchen to Raritan train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Metuchen station.

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Metuchen to Raritan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Raritan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Metuchen to Raritan is 18 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Metuchen to Raritan.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Raritan. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

What companies run services between Metuchen, NJ, USA and Raritan, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Metuchen to Raritan via Newark Penn Station in around 2h 7m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Plainfield to Raritan
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Metuchen to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Raritan
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Metuchen to Raritan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$24 - $28
UberX
$27 - $31
Comfort
$38 - $42
UberXL
$37 - $42
Black
$85 - $95
Black SUV
$110 - $130
Taxi from Metuchen to Raritan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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