There are 4 ways to get from New York to Scotch Plains by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd 114

$2 - $8

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Train  •  1 h 16 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 Fanwood Raritan Valley Line

$6 - $15

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Scotch Plains 23.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from New York to Scotch Plains 23.8 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Scotch Plains. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Fanwood via Newark Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between New York and Scotch Plains is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Scotch Plains without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Scotch Plains bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New York to Scotch Plains train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Scotch Plains is to bus which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 16 min.

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New York to Scotch Plains bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd station.

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New York to Scotch Plains train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Fanwood station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Scotch Plains.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Scotch Plains, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from New York to Scotch Plains hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Scotch Plains via Newark Penn Station in around 1 h 16 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 Fanwood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Scotch Plains
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Scotch Plains is 24 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from New York to Scotch Plains.

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There are 202+ hotels available in Scotch Plains. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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