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There are 13 ways to get from New Jersey to Riverside by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Newark to Indio/Palm Springs, bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) EWR - PSP
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs Airport Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Los Angeles (LAX) PHL - LAX
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station

$134 - $531

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Fly Newark to Los Angeles, train  •  10h 44m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Los Angeles (LAX) EWR - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station

$160 - $616

Fly Newark to Santa Ana, train  •  10h 52m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Santa Ana (SNA) EWR - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station

$200 - $718

Fly New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino, train  •  11h 17m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) JFK - ONT
  2. Take the train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station

$230 - $825

Fly New York JFK to Long Beach  •  13h 19m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Long Beach (LGB) JFK - LGB

$198 - $679

Fly Newark to San Diego, train  •  12h 53m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN) EWR - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station

$199 - $631

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Diego, train  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Diego (SAN) PHL - SAN
  3. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station

$223 - $556

Train via New York Penn Station  •  2 days 14h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Riverside Amtrak Southwest Chief

$383 - $1,299

Bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv 1675
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca 6013 / ...

$319 - $430

Train  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Riverside Amtrak Southwest Chief

$410 - $1,231

Bus, train  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angeles, Ca 1683
  2. Take the train from Montebello/ Commerce station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line

$281 - $400

Drive  •  43h 39m

  1. Drive from Newark to Riverside 2752.1 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Riverside is to fly and train which costs $160 - $650 and takes 10h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Riverside is to fly and train which costs $160 - $650 and takes 10h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Riverside Amtrak via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14h.

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The distance between New Jersey and Riverside is 2400 miles. The road distance is 2752.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Riverside without a car is to train which takes 2 days 14h and costs $380 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 10h 25m to get from New Jersey to Riverside, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Riverside train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Riverside is to fly which takes 13h 19m and costs $190 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $380 - $1,300 and takes 2 days 14h, you could also bus, which costs $310 - $430 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 8m.

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Riverside is 3h behind New Jersey. It is currently 1:01 PM in New Jersey and 10:01 AM in Riverside.

Map of how to get from New Jersey to Riverside.
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  • Distance: 2399.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 25m

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Riverside, CA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines fly from Jersey City to Riverside hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newark to Riverside via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 14h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Indio/Palm Springs via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Downtown Pomona station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Montebello/ Commerce station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Airport Amtrak Bus Stop to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
2 days 10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$250 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$250 - $340
Flexible
$350 - $500
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Newark, Nj to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 days 19h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$390 - $550

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New Jersey to Riverside train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Riverside Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Riverside is 2752 miles. It takes approximately 43h 39m to drive from New Jersey to Riverside.

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Delta, Air Canada, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Riverside. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12m and costs $1 - $2.

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