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There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Montclair by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) JFK - ONT

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Fly Newark to Los Angeles, train  •  9h 46m

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

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Fly New York JFK to Los Angeles, train  •  10h 47m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) JFK - LAX
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Fly New York JFK to Burbank, train  •  11h 40m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burbank (BUR) JFK - BUR
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Train via San Bernardino  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino Southwest Chief

Bus  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Barstow "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Barstow Station to Montclair 2030

Train  •  3 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Newark to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak Texas Eagle

Drive  •  43h 19m

  1. Drive from Newark to Montclair 2763.2 miles

Newark to Montclair by train

The train journey time between Newark and Montclair is around 2 days 18h and covers a distance of around 3164 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 51m. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 18h. Operated by Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Newark to Montclair train service departs from Newark and arrives in Montclair station. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2 days 12h
Layover time:
5h 51m
Total time:
2 days 18h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2 days 18h
Train distance:
3164 miles
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$315
Carbon emissions:
267 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:40
Last train departs at:
15:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Montclair train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Montclair is to fly and train which costs $85 - $350 and takes 9h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Montclair is to fly which costs $290 - $430 and takes 8h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Montclair via Barstow Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark to Montclair station. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Montclair station via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Chicago Union Station and San Bernardino Depot station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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The distance between Newark and Montclair is 2421 miles. The road distance is 2763.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Montclair without a car is to train via San Bernardino which takes 2 days 15h and costs $310 - $470.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Newark to Montclair, including transfers.

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Newark to Montclair bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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Newark to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Montclair is to fly which takes 8h 39m and costs $290 - $430. Alternatively, you can train via San Bernardino, which costs $310 - $470 and takes 2 days 15h, you could also bus, which costs $270 - $370 and takes 2 days 17h.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 2421.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 39m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Newark to Montclair hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newark to Montclair via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Chicago Union Station, San Bernardino, and San Bernardino Depot station in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$454
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $2,700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $7
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Newark to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pomona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $330
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
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 Barstow
Ave. Duration
2 days 15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$260 - $360
Flexible
$370 - $550
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Barstow Station to Montclair
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 57m.

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Newark to Montclair bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Montclair station.

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Montclair is 3h behind Newark. It is currently 11:59 AM in Newark and 8:59 AM in Montclair.

Newark to Montclair train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Bernardino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Montclair is 2763 miles. It takes approximately 43h 19m to drive from Newark to Montclair.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Montclair. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $4.

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