There are 5 ways to get from Newark to Paterson by bus, train, 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.

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Line 72 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Raymond Blvd At Washington St to Main St At Grand St 72

$1 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Paterson 13.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Paterson 13.8 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Newark to Paterson 13.8 miles

$18 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Paterson is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Paterson is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Newark and Paterson is 13 miles. The road distance is 13.8 miles.

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The line 72 bus from Raymond Blvd At Washington St to Main St At Grand St takes 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Raymond Blvd At Washington St and arriving at Main St At Grand St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Paterson. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Paterson via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Newark to Paterson hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to Paterson hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson
Ave. Duration
24 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 Paterson
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$18 - $25
uberX
$19 - $25
uberXL
$27 - $35
BLACK CAR
$65 - $85
UberSUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Newark to Paterson
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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