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

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Train, line 815 bus  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to South Amboy North Jersey Coast Line
  2. Take the line 815 bus from Broadway At Augusta St to Main St Between Wilcox/Devoe 815

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 818 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Bank St to Us-9 At Fairway Ln 67
  2. Take the line 818 bus from Us-9 At Fairway Lane to Rt-18 At West Ferris St 818

$4 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31m

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to South River 27.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  31m

  1. Drive from Newark to South River 27.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  31m

  1. Take an Uber from Newark to South River 27.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to South River is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to South River is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to South River. However, there are services departing from Broad St At Bank St and arriving at Rt-18 At West Ferris St via Us-9 At Fairway Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Newark and South River is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to South River without a car is to train and line 815 bus which takes 1h 48m and costs $5 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Newark to South River, including transfers.

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Newark to South River bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Bank St station.

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Newark to South River bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Rt-18 At West Ferris St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to South River is 28 miles. It takes approximately 31m to drive from Newark to South River.

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There are 113+ hotels available in South River. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark to South River.
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Newark to South River via Us-9 At Fairway Ln and Us-9 At Fairway Lane in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broadway At Augusta St to Main St Between Wilcox/Devoe
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Bank St to Us-9 At Fairway Ln
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Us-9 At Fairway Lane to Rt-18 At West Ferris St
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newark to South River
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Newark to South River
Ave. Duration
31m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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