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Welcome to Scotch Plains!

Vibrant Business Community With Top Notch Schools

Scotch Plains, New Jersey is a Township in Union County with a population of 23,510 that encompasses just over 9 square miles. The area was first settled in 1684 and has a rich history with many Revolutionary War landmarks still standing. Today, Scotch Plains has a diverse population reflecting many ethnic, religious and age groups. We have extensive recreation opportunities, a vibrant business community and top notch schools.

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Commuting to New York City?

Scotch Plains is a popular choice when it comes to commuting into New York. There are several options outlined below including New Jersey Transit, Bus Routes and of course, by car. 

By Train

To Penn STA or Manhattan

From Fanwood to Newark, connecting to Penn Station or to Lower Manhattan via PATH.
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 off-peak trains from Fanwood directly to Manhattan taking ~55-60 mins.
One Way Fare: $9.25

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