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There are 6 ways to get from Paterson to Elizabeth by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Elizabeth Northeast Corridor / ...

$6 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 72 bus, line 62 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Newark Penn Station 72
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Bus Lanes to East Jersey St At Madison Ave 62

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 161 bus, line 112 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Market St At City Hall to Port Authority Bus Terminal 161 / ...
  2. Take the line 112 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St 112

$4 - $12

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to Elizabeth 20.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to Elizabeth 20.3 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Paterson to Elizabeth 20.3 miles

$25 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Paterson to Elizabeth is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to Elizabeth is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paterson to Elizabeth. However, there are services departing from Main St At Van Houten St and arriving at East Jersey St At Madison Ave via Bus Lanes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paterson to Elizabeth. However, there are services departing from Paterson and arriving at Elizabeth via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Paterson and Elizabeth is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Paterson to Elizabeth without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs $6 - $16.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Paterson to Elizabeth, including transfers.

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Paterson to Elizabeth bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Main St At Van Houten St station.

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Paterson to Elizabeth train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Paterson station.

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The best way to get from Paterson to Elizabeth is to train which takes 58 min and costs $6 - $16. Alternatively, you can line 72 bus and line 62 bus, which costs $2 - $9 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to Elizabeth.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Paterson to Elizabeth via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paterson to Elizabeth via Newark Penn Station and Bus Lanes in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Paterson to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to East Jersey St At Madison Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Market St At City Hall to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broad St At Jersey St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Paterson to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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uber.com
UberPOOL
$25 - $35
UberX
$28 - $40
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Paterson to Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494

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Paterson to Elizabeth bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at East Jersey St At Madison Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to Elizabeth is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Paterson to Elizabeth.

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