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There are 5 ways to get from Garden State Plaza to Paterson by bus, taxi or car

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Line 770 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 770 bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway At Orange Ave 770

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 171 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Ikea Drive to Memorial Dr At Paterson St 171

$1 - $4

Line 171 bus via Garden State Plaza  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway Bus Terminal 171 / ...

$1 - $4

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Garden State Plaza to Paterson 5.8 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Garden State Plaza to Paterson 5.8 miles

$1

Garden State Plaza to Paterson by walk and bus

The journey time between Garden State Plaza and Paterson is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Garden State Plaza to Paterson service departs from Garden State Plaza and arrives in Broadway At Orange Ave. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
23:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Garden State Plaza to Paterson walk and bus schedules

Garden State Plaza → Paterson
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The cost-effective way to get from Garden State Plaza to Paterson is to drive, which costs $1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Garden State Plaza to Paterson is to taxi which costs $28 - $35 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Garden State Plaza and arriving at Broadway At Orange Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Garden State Plaza and Paterson is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Garden State Plaza to Paterson without a car is to line 770 bus which takes 20 min and costs $1 - $4.

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The line 770 bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway At Orange Ave takes 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Garden State Plaza to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Garden State Plaza station.

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Garden State Plaza to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Broadway At Orange Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Garden State Plaza to Paterson is 6 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Garden State Plaza to Paterson.

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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Garden State Plaza, NJ, USA and Paterson, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway At Orange Ave hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 8 min.

Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway At Orange Ave
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$1 - $4
Bus from Ikea Drive to Memorial Dr At Paterson St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from Garden State Plaza to Broadway Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Garden State Plaza to Paterson
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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