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There are 5 ways to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Jersey Ave.
  2. Take a taxi from Jersey Ave. to Monmouth Junction

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bus Lanes to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/7 Av to South Brunswick, NJ

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Train

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Monmouth Junction

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  1. Drive from Newark to Monmouth Junction
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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Newark and Monmouth Junction is 32 miles. The road distance is 35.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction without a car is to train and taxi which takes 58 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newark to Monmouth Junction is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs $30 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $60 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Monmouth Junction is 36 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Newark to Monmouth Junction.

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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Monmouth Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct. every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $13 and the journey takes 54 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Monmouth Junction via Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 42 St/7 Av, and South Brunswick, NJ in around 2h 7m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Jersey Ave.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $5
Adult
$6 - $11
Train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$4 - $6
Adult
$9 - $13
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
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 to New York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$24 - $35
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from W 42 St/7 Av to South Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$6 - $9
One Way - Adult
$12 - $18
Other operators
Taxi from Jersey Ave. to Monmouth Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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