There are 5 ways to get from Hackensack to Jersey City by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Essex Street to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Pascack Valley Line

$2 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 83 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 83 bus from River St At Salem St to Journal Square Transportation Center 83

$1 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hackensack to Jersey City 13.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Hackensack to Jersey City 13.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hackensack to Jersey City 13.5 miles

$18 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hackensack to Jersey City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hackensack to Jersey City is to train which costs $2 - $8 and takes 17 min.

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The distance between Hackensack and Jersey City is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.5 miles.

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The train from Essex Street to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from River St At Salem St and arriving at Journal Square Transportation Center. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Essex Street and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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What companies run services between Hackensack, NJ, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Hackensack to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $8 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Hackensack to Jersey City hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Essex Street to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hackensack to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$18 - $25
uberX
$19 - $25
uberXL
$26 - $35
BLACK CAR
$65 - $85
UberSUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Hackensack to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com

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