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

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Train, line 819 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Metuchen Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 819 bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave 819

$7 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Watchung Ave At E Front St 114 / ...

$4 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to South Plainfield 30.6 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from New York to South Plainfield 30.6 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York to South Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave via Park Ave At East 2Nd St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between New York and South Plainfield is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to South Plainfield without a car is to train and line 819 bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from New York to South Plainfield, including transfers.

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

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New York to South Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Watchung Ave At E Front St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to South Plainfield is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from New York to South Plainfield.

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There are 135+ hotels available in South Plainfield. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to South Plainfield.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and South Plainfield, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from New York to South Plainfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Watchung Ave At E Front St
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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