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

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Train  •  37 min

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

$4 - $9

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Line 161 bus  •  1 h 4 min

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

$2 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

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

$110 - $140

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to New York 20.5 miles

$2 - $3

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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 1 h 4 min.

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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 .

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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 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 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 161 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 4 min.

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

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Paterson to New York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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Babes Taxi
Phone
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Website
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Phone
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Phone
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Website
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Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
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NYC.gov
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Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
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Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
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Website
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Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
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Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
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Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to New York is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Paterson to New York.

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