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

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Train  •  1 h 28 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 Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$9 - $19

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Line 72 bus, train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Newark Penn Station 72
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$7 - $184

4 alternative options

Line 161 bus, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Market St At City Hall to Port Authority Bus Terminal 161 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$7 - $21

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to New Brunswick 38.8 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to New Brunswick 38.8 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Paterson to New Brunswick 38.8 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Paterson to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to New Brunswick is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paterson to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Market St At City Hall and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paterson to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Paterson and arriving at New Brunswick via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Paterson and New Brunswick is 33 miles. The road distance is 38.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Paterson to New Brunswick without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $9 - $19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Paterson to New Brunswick, including transfers.

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Paterson to New Brunswick bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Market St At City Hall station.

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

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The best way to get from Paterson to New Brunswick is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs $9 - $19. Alternatively, you can line 161 bus and bus, which costs $7 - $21 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 33.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Paterson, NJ, USA and New Brunswick, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Paterson to New Brunswick via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paterson to New Brunswick via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 2 h 55 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 Brunswick
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
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 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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Paterson to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPOOL
$45 - $60
UberX
$50 - $65
UberXL
$75 - $95
Black
$170 - $220
Black SUV
$220 - $280
Taxi from Paterson to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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 New Brunswick bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to New Brunswick is 39 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Paterson to New Brunswick.

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