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

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Train  •  45 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 190 bus  •  53 min

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

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

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Paterson to Times Square, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Main St At Market St and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 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 45 min.

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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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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 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 Lower Level and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 45 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Paterson to Times Square every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 53 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
15 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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