There are 4 ways to get from North Plainfield to New York by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Raritan Valley Line
  2. Acela Express / ...

$49 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. 114 / ...

$3 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. 30.1 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  35 min

  1. 30.1 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between North Plainfield, NJ, USA and New York, NY, USA?

You can take a train from North Plainfield to New York via Newark Penn Station and Newark Penn Station Amtrak in around 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from North Plainfield to New York every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from North Plainfield to New York
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between North Plainfield and New York is 38 km. The road distance is 48 km.

The cheapest way to get from North Plainfield to New York is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from North Plainfield to New York is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs $160 - $190.

No, there is no direct train from North Plainfield to New York. However, there are services departing from Plainfield and arriving at New York Penn Station via Newark Penn Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mountain Ave At Norwood Ave and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from North Plainfield to New York, including transfers.