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There are 4 ways to get from Newark to New Brunswick by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  40m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$5 - $40

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  30m

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to New Brunswick 27 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  30m

  1. Drive from Newark to New Brunswick 27 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30m

  1. Take an Uber from Newark to New Brunswick 27 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to New Brunswick is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40m.

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The distance between Newark and New Brunswick is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to New Brunswick without a car is to train which takes 40m and costs $5 - $40.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick takes 40m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Newark to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Newark to New Brunswick train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to New Brunswick is 27 miles. It takes approximately 30m to drive from Newark to New Brunswick.

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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 40m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and New Brunswick, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 40m. Amtrak also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newark to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$30 - $40
UberX
$35 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $65
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Newark to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
30m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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