There are 4 ways to get from Paterson to Long Island City by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  59 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 New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$8 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 190 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Main St At Market St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 190 / ...

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to Long Island City 21.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to Long Island City 21.4 miles

$2 - $3

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

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Paterson and Long Island City is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Paterson to Long Island City, including transfers.

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There are 1916+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Paterson, NJ, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Paterson to Long Island City via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level, Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, New York Penn Station, and 34 St - Penn Station in around 59 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Paterson to Long Island City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 53 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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Paterson to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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