There are 5 ways to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City 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  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Fanwood to Newark Penn Station Raritan Valley Line
  2. Take the train from Newark to Journal Square Path

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal 114
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$4 - $11

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Scotch Plains to Jersey City 20.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Scotch Plains to Jersey City 20.3 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Scotch Plains to Jersey City 20.3 miles

$26 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Scotch Plains and Jersey City is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotch Plains to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd and arriving at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotch Plains to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Fanwood and arriving at Journal Square via Newark. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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What companies run services between Scotch Plains, NJ, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Scotch Plains to Jersey City via Newark Penn Station and Newark in around 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Scotch Plains to Jersey City via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Scotch Plains to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX
$28 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $50
BLACK CAR
$95 - $120
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Scotch Plains to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
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

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