NJ Transit Rail operates a train from Paterson to New York hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit Bus operates a bus from Paterson to New York every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 58 min.
From Paterson train to Hoboken. 37 min $7. From Main St At Market St line 190 bus to Port Authority Drop Off. 58 min $5. From Paterson taxi to New York. 25 min $130. From Paterson drive to New York. 25 min $2.