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There are 6 ways to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, subway, bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av E
  4. Take the bus from 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station to Lga/Terminal B Parking Garage

$8 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 190 bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Main St At Van Houten St to Port Authority Bus Terminal 151 / ...

$6 - $14

4 alternative options

Line 161 bus  •  1h 42m

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

$6 - $14

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 25.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 25.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport 25.1 miles

$150 - $220

Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Paterson and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by NJ Transit and MTA, the Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) service departs from Paterson and arrives in Lga/Terminal B Parking Garage. Typically 165 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 30m
Fastest journey time:
1h 21m
Journey distance:
27 miles
Services per week:
165
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) train, subway and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Paterson → New York La Guardia Airport (LGA)
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Paterson and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 19 miles. The road distance is 25.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) without a car is to train and subway and bus which takes 1h 20m and costs $7 - $26.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 25 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).

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There are 1019+ hotels available in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).
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  • Distance: 18.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Paterson, NJ, USA and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Market St At City Hall to Port Authority Bus Terminal every 20 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 Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$4 - $9
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$2 - $7
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station to Lga/Terminal B Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Market St At City Hall to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
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
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Private
$150 - $220
Taxi from Paterson to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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