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

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Northeast Corridor / ...

$2 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Bus Lanes to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave 108

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Union City 10.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Union City 10.4 miles

$1 - $2

Newark to Union City by trains

The train journey time between Newark and Union City is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Newark to Union City train service departs from Newark Penn Station and arrives in Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. Typically 632 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7 min
Fastest train time:
7 min
Trains per week:
632
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:09
Last train departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Union City train schedules

Newark → Union City
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Union City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Union City is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Newark to Union City is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Union City is to train which costs $2 - $7 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bus Lanes and arriving at 30Th St At Bergenline Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Newark and Union City is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Union City without a car is to train which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $7.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Newark to Union City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Bus Lanes station.

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Newark to Union City train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Union City is to train which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Union City.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Union City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Bus Lanes to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Union City
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Newark to Union City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at 30Th St At Bergenline Ave station.

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Newark to Union City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Union City is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Newark to Union City.

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