There are 3 ways to get from Allentown to Paterson by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 190 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. 4692
  2. 190 / ...

$17 - $56

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 1 min

$38 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 86.5 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Allentown, PA, USA and Paterson, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Allentown to Paterson via New York, Ny and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 23 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound USA
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Allentown, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
$15 - $23
$27 - $35
Trans-bridge Lines
+1 610-868-6001
Bus from Allentown, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Bus from Bethlehem to Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Allentown and Paterson is 116 km. The road distance is 138 km.

The cheapest way to get from Allentown to Paterson is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Allentown to Paterson is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $8 - $13.

No, there is no direct bus from Allentown to Paterson. However, there are services departing from Allentown, Pa and arriving at Main St At Market St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Allentown to Paterson, including transfers.