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There are 4 ways to get from Paterson to Times Square by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$5 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 161 bus  •  1 h 5 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  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paterson to Times Square 18.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Paterson to Times Square 18.9 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Paterson to Times Square is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paterson to Times Square is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 21 min.

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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 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paterson to Times Square station. However, there are services departing from Paterson and arriving at New York Penn Station via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Paterson and Times Square is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Paterson to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs $5 - $15.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Paterson to Times Square, including transfers.

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Paterson to Times Square bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Market St At City Hall station.

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Paterson to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Paterson station.

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The best way to get from Paterson to Times Square is to train which takes 46 min and costs $5 - $15. Alternatively, you can line 161 bus, which costs $2 - $6 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Paterson to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Paterson, NJ, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Paterson to Times Square via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 46 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Paterson to Times Square every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

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
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Paterson to Times Square
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.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
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494

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

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Paterson to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paterson to Times Square is 19 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Paterson to Times Square.

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