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Duration 3h 14m
Distance 44.1 miles
Average price $55
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Norwalk and Hackensack takes 3h 14m and the fastest train takes 1h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Norwalk to Hackensack. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. East Norwalk
  2. Stamford Amtrak Station
  3. New York Penn Station
  4. Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  5. Hackensack
2h 48m
$35 - $97

Norwalk to Hackensack train times

Trains run every three hours between Norwalk and Hackensack. The service departs Norwalk at 20:30 in the evening, which arrives into Hackensack at 23:39. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Norwalk to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from East Norwalk and arriving at Essex Street via Stamford Amtrak Station, New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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The distance between Norwalk and Hackensack is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.1 miles.

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Norwalk to Hackensack train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from East Norwalk station.

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Norwalk to Hackensack train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Essex Street station.

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