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

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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

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Train  •  1 h 10 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 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

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

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 10 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 best way to get from Newark to Paterson without a car is to line 72 bus which takes 59 min and costs .

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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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Newark to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Raymond Blvd At Washington St station.

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Newark to Paterson train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Paterson is to line 72 bus which takes 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Newark to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Grand St station.

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

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Map of how to get from Newark to Paterson.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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, you can take a train from Newark to Paterson via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1 h 10 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson
Ave. Duration
25 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
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$18 - $24
UberPOOL
$26 - $35
UberXL
$27 - $35
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$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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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Paterson is 14 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Newark to Paterson.

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