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  •  2 h

  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 - $10

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

$25 - $35

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 2 h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Port Authority NYNJ
Bus operators
NJ Transit
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
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
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
uberXL
$40 - $50
uberBLACK
$95 - $120
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Scotch Plains to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Scotch Plains to Jersey City?

The distance between Scotch Plains and Jersey City is 28 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City?

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

Is there a direct train between Scotch Plains and Jersey City?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Scotch Plains and Jersey City?

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 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Scotch Plains to Jersey City?

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