There are 5 ways to get from Newark to South Plainfield by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 819 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Raritan Valley Line
  2. 819

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 59 / ...

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  26 min

  1. 20.9 miles

$25 - $35

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and South Plainfield, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Newark to South Plainfield hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Watchung Ave At E 4Th St to Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl to Watchung Ave At E 4Th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newark to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
uberXL
$40 - $55
BLACK CAR
$95 - $120
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Newark to South Plainfield
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newark and South Plainfield is 27 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newark to South Plainfield is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Newark to South Plainfield is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $85 - $110.

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to South Plainfield. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Branford Pl/Edison Pl and arriving at Front St 350' N Of S. Plainfield Ave via Watchung Ave At E 4Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Newark to South Plainfield, including transfers.