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

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Line 76 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Broad St At Prudential Dr to Hackensack Bus Terminal 76

$1 - $5

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Hackensack 16.5 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Hackensack 16.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newark to Hackensack 16.5 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Hackensack is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Hackensack is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Broad St At Prudential Dr and arriving at Hackensack Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Anderson Street via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Newark and Hackensack is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Hackensack without a car is to line 76 bus which takes 55 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The line 76 bus from Broad St At Prudential Dr to Hackensack Bus Terminal takes 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Newark to Hackensack bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Broad St At Prudential Dr station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Hackensack.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Hackensack, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Newark to Hackensack every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Newark to Hackensack via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Anderson Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Newark to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$22 - $28
UberPOOL
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Taxi from Newark to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us

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