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Trains offer convenient, affordable service to the event on March 31


March 27, 2015

NEWARK, NJ — Soccer fans attending the Argentina vs. Ecuador soccer match at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday, March 31 have a convenient and affordable travel option via the Meadowlands Rail Line 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 connecting at Secaucus Junction.


What fans need to know:

  • On Tuesday, March 31, the first train will depart Secaucus Junction at 5:32 p.m., arriving at the Meadowlands at 5:45 p.m. Trains will depart approximately every 15 minutes from Secaucus until 8:17 p.m.   
  • Trains will operate between the Meadowlands Rail Station and Secaucus Junction approximately every 15 minutes after the game. 
  • After Tuesday’s game, the last train will depart the Meadowlands no earlier than 12:05 a.m. and arrive at Secaucus Junction at 12:19 a.m.
  • Customers should note that there is NO direct service from Hoboken to the Meadowlands and must change trains at Secaucus.


Travel tips:

  • Customers traveling on NJ TRANSIT trains to the Meadowlands Sports Complex should purchase their roundtrip tickets from their originating station to the Meadowlands Sports Complex to avoid delays boarding trains. Tickets purchased on the train will include a $5 surcharge per ticket.
  • NJ TRANSIT MyTix customers can also use the mobile app to conveniently purchase tickets to the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Mobile tickets include a barcode scan for access through the fare gates. Select Meadowlands as the destination for events at MetLife Stadium.   
  • Visit for information on connecting trains at Secaucus Junction, specific fares and parking.




NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 915,500 weekday trips on 261 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.