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Trains offer convenient, affordable service to the event on May 27

May 24, 2012

EWARK, NJ — Soccer fans attending the Mexico vs. Wales soccer match at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, May 27 have a convenient and affordable travel option via the Meadowlands Rail Line and shuttle service to MetLife Stadium for the event. 


The Meadowlands Rail Line gives fans statewide rail access to the Meadowlands Sports Complex from 11 of 12 NJ TRANSIT rail lines, with connections at Hoboken Terminal and Secaucus Junction. 


What fans need to know:


  • On Sunday, May 27, the first train will depart Hoboken at 11:30 a.m. and Secaucus Junction at 11:41 a.m., arriving at the Meadowlands at 11:54.

  • Trains will operate between Hoboken, Secaucus Junction and the Meadowlands Rail Station approximately 7 to 10 minutes after the game. 

  • After Sunday’s game, the last train will depart the Meadowlands at 7:13 p.m. and stop at Secaucus Junction at 7:26 p.m., arriving at Hoboken at 7:38 p.m.


Travel tips:


  • Purchase round-trip tickets in advance from any NJ TRANSIT rail ticket vending machine or ticket office.  Select “Meadowlands Sports Complex” as your destination. 

  • On the train, present your ticket to the conductor.  If you are connecting at Secaucus Junction, your ticket will be returned to you.
  • Customers connecting from Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line and Midtown Direct trains must use their ticket to pass through the fare gates at Secaucus Junction.  Each ticket will open the fare gate one time.

  • Trains to the Meadowlands depart from the lower level. 

  • Visit for information on connecting trains at Secaucus Junction or Hoboken Terminal, specific fares and parking.




NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 260 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the second largest transit system in the country with 164 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.