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There are 3 ways to get from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson by bus, taxi or car

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Line 171 bus

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal to Memorial Dr At Paterson St

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  1. Take a taxi from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson

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George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson by bus

The bus journey time between George Washington Bridge Bus Station and Paterson is around 49 min and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 31 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson bus service departs from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal and arrives in Memorial Dr At Paterson St. Typically 158 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
49 min
Fastest bus time:
31 min
Bus distance:
20 miles
Buses per week:
158
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:00
Last bus departs at:
23:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson bus schedules

George Washington Bridge Bus Station → Paterson
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The cheapest way to get from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal and arriving at Memorial Dr At Paterson St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between George Washington Bridge Bus Station and Paterson is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The best way to get from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson without a car is to line 171 bus which takes 51 min and costs $1 - $4.

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The line 171 bus from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal to Memorial Dr At Paterson St takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal station.

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George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Memorial Dr At Paterson St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson is 16 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson.

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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between George Washington Bridge Bus Station, NY, USA and Paterson, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal to Memorial Dr At Paterson St hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 51 min.

Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Gw Bridge Bus Terminal to Memorial Dr At Paterson St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from George Washington Bridge Bus Station to Paterson
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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

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