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Recommended option

Train  •  35 min

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

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 190 bus  •  50 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

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Paterson is 25 km. The road distance is 32 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hoboken and arriving at Paterson. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Main St At Market St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The train from Hoboken to Paterson takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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 35 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from New York to Paterson every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 50 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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