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There are 4 ways to get from Paterson to New York by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Hoboken

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Line 190 bus

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

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to New York

Drive

  1. Drive from Paterson to New York

Paterson to New York by train

The train journey time between Paterson and New York is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest train normally takes 35 min. Operated by NJ Transit, the Paterson to New York train service departs from Paterson and arrives in Hoboken. Typically 171 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
37 min
Fastest train time:
35 min
Train distance:
16 miles
Trains per week:
171
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paterson to New York train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Paterson to New York is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to New York is to taxi which costs $110 - $130 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Main St At Van Houten St and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paterson and arriving at Hoboken. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Paterson and New York is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Paterson to New York without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs $2 - $9.

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The train from Paterson to Hoboken takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paterson to New York is to train which takes 37 min and costs $2 - $9. Alternatively, you can line 190 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 1h 4m.

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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Paterson to Hoboken hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Port Authority Bus Terminal every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Paterson to Hoboken
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$2 - $4
Adult
$4 - $9
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Paterson to New York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929

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Paterson to New York bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to New York is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Paterson to New York.

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