New Jersey Transit Trains run to and from NY Penn Station and Hoboken frequently. The train is steps away via the soon-to-be-built stairs/walkway to the Montclair State University train station. There are 7 trains to NYP between 4:45am and 8:56am, and 6 trains to Hoboken between 6:23am and 8:18am. During the evening rush hour, there are 7 trains from NYP and 5 trains from Hoboken. The trip is about 45-55 minutes.