There are 6 ways to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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

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Line 59 bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd to Broad St At Walnut St 59
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Ferry St At Union St to West Side Ave At Fairmount Ave 1

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

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

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

$35 - $50

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

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The best way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs .

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

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Scotch Plains to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Mountain Ave At Westfield Rd station.

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Scotch Plains to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Fanwood station.

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The best way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City is to train which takes 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 119 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Scotch Plains to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St station.

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Scotch Plains to Jersey City train services, operated by PATH, arrive at Journal Square station.

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Map of how to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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
Bus from Westfield Ave At Westfield Rd to Broad St At Walnut St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Ferry St At Union St to West Side Ave At Fairmount Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$35 - $50
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uber.com
UberX
$27 - $35
UberPOOL
$35 - $50
UberXL
$40 - $50
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$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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Yes, the driving distance between Scotch Plains to Jersey City is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Scotch Plains to Jersey City.

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