There are 7 ways to get from New Brunswick to Plainfield by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train, line 819 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Metuchen Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 819 bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 819

$3 - $10

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Line 810 bus, line 819 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 810 bus from Somerset St At George St to Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station 810
  2. Take the line 819 bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 819

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$8 - $186

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Brunswick to Plainfield 13.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Plainfield 13.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from New Brunswick to Plainfield 13.6 miles

$25 - $35

Walk  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Walk from New Brunswick to Plainfield 13 miles

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Somerset St At George St and arriving at Watchung Ave At E 4Th St via Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta#. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Plainfield. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Netherwood via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Plainfield is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Plainfield without a car is to train and line 819 bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from New Brunswick to Plainfield, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Somerset St At George St station.

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New Brunswick to Plainfield train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Plainfield is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 810 bus and line 819 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 59 min.

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New Brunswick to Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Watchung Ave At E 4Th St station.

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New Brunswick to Plainfield train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Netherwood station.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Plainfield.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Plainfield, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from New Brunswick to Plainfield via Newark Penn Station in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Brunswick to Plainfield via Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station and Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Somerset St At George St to Main St At Woodbridge Ave, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Brunswick to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$18 - $24
UberPOOL
$25 - $35
UberXL
$26 - $35
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from New Brunswick to Plainfield
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Plainfield is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from New Brunswick to Plainfield.

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