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There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Rockaway by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover Morris & Essex Line / ...

$8 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 70 bus, line 873 bus, line 880 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the line 70 bus from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl to Short Hills Mall 70
  2. Take the line 873 bus from Short Hills Mall to Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave 873
  3. Take the line 880 bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to W Main St At Wall St 880

$3 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Rockaway 24.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Rockaway 24.5 miles

$2 - $4

Newark to Rockaway by train and bus

The journey time between Newark and Rockaway is around 2h 7m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by NJ Transit, the Newark to Rockaway service departs from Newark Broad St and arrives in W Main St At Wall St. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 7m
Fastest journey time:
1h 25m
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:15
Last service departs at:
18:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Rockaway train and bus schedules

Newark → Rockaway
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  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rockaway is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rockaway is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rockaway is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Rockaway is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Newark to Rockaway is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $95 - $120 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Rockaway. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl and arriving at W Main St At Wall St via Short Hills Mall and Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Newark and Rockaway is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rockaway without a car is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs $8 - $16.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Newark to Rockaway, including transfers.

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Newark to Rockaway bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Rockaway is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs $8 - $16. Alternatively, you can line 70 bus and line 873 bus and line 880 bus, which costs $3 - $12 and takes 4h 4m.

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Newark to Rockaway bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at W Main St At Wall St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Rockaway is 24 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Newark to Rockaway.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Rockaway.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Rockaway, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Broad St to Dover hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Rockaway via Short Hills Mall and Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave in around 4h 4m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl to Short Hills Mall
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from Short Hills Mall to Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to W Main St At Wall St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Rockaway
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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