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There are 4 ways to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 162 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 162 bus from Polifly Rd At Essex St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 144 / ...

$1 - $5

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Essex Street to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Pascack Valley Line
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal 13.1 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal 13.1 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Polifly Rd At Essex St and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal station. However, there are services departing from Essex Street and arriving at New York Penn Station via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Hackensack and Port Authority Bus Terminal is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal without a car is to line 162 bus which takes 40 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The line 162 bus from Polifly Rd At Essex St to Port Authority Bus Terminal takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Polifly Rd At Essex St station.

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Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Essex Street station.

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The best way to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal is to line 162 bus which takes 40 min and costs $1 - $5. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $15 and takes 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal.
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Hackensack, NJ, USA and Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and New York Penn Station in around 49 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
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal is 13 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Hackensack to Port Authority Bus Terminal.

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