Transportation between NYC and Bloomfield, NJ

TRAIN

  • New Jersey Transit: Bloomfield is approximately 30-minutes via New Jersey Transit's Montclair-Boonton line to New York City's Penn Station. A one-way ticket will cost approximately $7; a monthly pass is around $184. NJ Transit also offers various discounted fares, including Family Supersaver Fares and BusinessPass (which allows you to save on monthly passes by deducting a portion of the cost from your pre-tax salary). 
  • Bloomfield has two train stations:
  • The Bloomfield station is located at 56 Washington Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. There is a Bloomfield Shuttle that runs on a set schedule and route to and from the Bloomfield station from Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Learn more under the "Bus" category below.
  • The Watsessing station, located beneath the Bloomfield Police Benevolent Association meeting hall, is at the corner of Watsessing Avenue and Orange Street in Bloomfield. It is one of two stations where the boarding platform is below ground (Glen Ridge station is the other). A one-way fare to/from NYC is approximately $7.
  • For additional information call (973) 275-5555. Click here to view a NJ Transit rail system map.

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CAR

  • Bloomfield is about 16 miles from New York City or an average 30 to 45-minute drive depending on traffic. Driving from Bloomfield to NYC via Garden State Parkway will cost a $1.50 cash or transponder fee. The Lincoln Tunnel will cost a $15 cash or $10.50 transponder fee; the Holland Tunnel will cost $15 cash or $10.50 transponder fee. When driving from NYC to Bloomfield you can expect to pay a $1.50 toll.