There are 7 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train, line 819 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad 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

$18 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St 59

$3 - $9

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield 20.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield 20.4 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Newark Airport to South Plainfield

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to South Plainfield 20.4 miles

$16 - $180

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield 20.4 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave via Broad St At Jersey St and Watchung Ave At E 4Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and South Plainfield is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield without a car is to train and line 819 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $17 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Jersey St station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Watchung Ave At E 4Th St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield.

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There are 133+ hotels available in South Plainfield. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and South Plainfield, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Metuchen
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Jersey St to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$27 - $35
UberPOOL
$35 - $50
UberXL
$40 - $50
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Newark Airport to South Plainfield
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Newark Airport to South Plainfield
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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