There are 6 ways to get from Rutgers University to Montclair by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 28 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from BLOOMFIELD AVENUE station to Park St At Essex Way# 28

$7 - $183

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Watchung Avenue Montclair-Boonton Line

$9 - $18

Bus, line 108 bus, line 28 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Pavillion Apartments At Tower South# 108
  3. Take the line 28 bus from Broad St Across From Njt Station to Park St At Essex Way# 28

$8 - $29

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rutgers University to Montclair 29.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Rutgers University to Montclair 29.3 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rutgers University to Montclair 29.3 miles

$55 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from Rutgers University to Montclair. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Park St At Essex Way# via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Broad St Across From Njt Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rutgers University to Montclair. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Watchung Avenue via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Rutgers University and Montclair is 26 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rutgers University to Montclair without a car is to train and line 28 bus which takes 1 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Rutgers University to Montclair, including transfers.

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Rutgers University to Montclair bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Rutgers University to Montclair train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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The best way to get from Rutgers University to Montclair is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 108 bus and line 28 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Rutgers University to Montclair bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Park St At Essex Way# station.

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Rutgers University to Montclair train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Watchung Avenue station.

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Map of how to get from Rutgers University to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rutgers University, NJ, USA and Montclair, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Rutgers University to Montclair via New Brunswick and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rutgers University to Montclair via New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Pavillion Apartments At Tower South#, and Broad St Across From Njt Station in around 3 h 19 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Watchung Avenue
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from BLOOMFIELD AVENUE station to Park St At Essex Way#
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Pavillion Apartments At Tower South#
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St Across From Njt Station to Park St At Essex Way#
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rutgers University to Montclair
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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uber.com
UberX
$35 - $50
UberPOOL
$55 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Rutgers University to Montclair
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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Yes, the driving distance between Rutgers University to Montclair is 29 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Rutgers University to Montclair.

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