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There are 5 ways to get from Paterson to New York by train, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Train  •  37m

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Hoboken Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$4 - $9

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Line 161 bus  •  1h 4m

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

$2 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to New York 20.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Paterson to New York 20.5 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Broadway @ Main St, Paterson to Port Authority Bus Terminal Paterson-Port Authority / ...

$7

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

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to New York is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Market St At City Hall and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every five 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 37m.

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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 37m and costs $4 - $9.

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

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Paterson to New York bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Market St At City Hall 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 37m and costs $4 - $9. Alternatively, you can line 161 bus, which costs $2 - $6 and takes 1h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to New York.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 37m

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Paterson to New York hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 37m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Paterson to New York every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Shuttle from Broadway @ Main St, Paterson to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
Other operators
Taxi from Paterson to New York
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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 Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.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
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494

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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 21 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Paterson to New York.

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