Incredible Downtown District!

Fanwood is an independent borough spanning 1.3 square miles in size and with a population of 7,300. A part of Union County, the town is located about 25 miles west and slightly south of Newark. Fanwood has a downtown district that includes many thriving businesses. 

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Commuting to New York City?

Many of our residents commute daily to New York City. Fanwood has a station on NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley commuter rail line. NJ Transit also has a full schedule of bus service from Fanwood to central and northern NJ and NYC.

By Train

To Penn STA or Manhattan

From Fanwood to Newark, connecting to Penn Station or to Lower Manhattan.
One Way Fare: $9.25



By Bus

To Port Authority
Bus Route 113 runs from Scotch Plains to Port Authority, taking around 55 minutes.
One Way Fare: $9.00

By Car

Drive to Manhattan
A trip of about 50 minutes by car, traffic permitting, via Interstate 78 and the Holland Tunnel. Time is dependent on traffic.

Raritan Valley 

Direct Connection to Manhattan
The Raritan Valley Line added 5 direct trains from Fanwood to Manhattan taking ~55-70 mins.
One Way Fare: $9.25

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