There are 4 ways to get from New York to Paterson by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Hoboken to Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$4 - $9

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Line 190 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Market St 190 / ...

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Paterson 20.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from New York to Paterson 20.1 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Paterson is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Paterson is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Main St At Market St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hoboken and arriving at Paterson. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between New York and Paterson is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Paterson without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs $4 - $9.

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The train from Hoboken to Paterson takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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New York to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New York to Paterson train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Hoboken station.

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The best way to get from New York to Paterson is to train which takes 34 min and costs $4 - $9. Alternatively, you can line 190 bus, which costs $2 - $6 and takes 54 min.

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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Paterson, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from New York to Paterson hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from New York to Paterson every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Paterson
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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New York to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Market St station.

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New York to Paterson train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Paterson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Paterson is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from New York to Paterson.

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There are 1138+ hotels available in Paterson. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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