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There are 5 ways to get from Queens to Paterson by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  3. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson

$9 - $21

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Subway, line 190 bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Market St 190 / ...

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, line 190 bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 44 St Qm15
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Market St 190 / ...

$5 - $12

Taxi  •  37m

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Paterson 29.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  37m

  1. Drive from Queens to Paterson 29.3 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Paterson is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Paterson is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queens to Paterson. However, there are services departing from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl and arriving at Main St At Market St via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Paterson. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Paterson via New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Queens and Paterson is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Paterson without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs $9 - $21.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Queens to Paterson, including transfers.

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Queens to Paterson bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl station.

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Queens to Paterson train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from Queens to Paterson is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs $9 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus and line 190 bus, which costs $4 - $13 and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Paterson.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

You can take a train from Queens to Paterson via Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Queens to Paterson via 6 Av/W 44 St and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1h 55m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 44 St
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Queens to Paterson
Ave. Duration
37m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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Queens to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Main St At Market St station.

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Queens to Paterson train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Paterson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Paterson is 29 miles. It takes approximately 37m to drive from Queens to Paterson.

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