There are 6 ways to get from Ridgewood to Jersey City by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$4 - $9

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Line 163 bus, line 83 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 163 bus from Van Neste Square to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave 163
  2. Take the line 83 bus from 32Nd St At Central Ave to Journal Square Transportation Center 83 / ...

$3 - $8

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Bus, line 119 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Van Neste Square to Port Authority Bus Terminal 164 / ...
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$4 - $10

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ridgewood to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Ridgewood to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ridgewood to Jersey City 24.2 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ridgewood to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Van Neste Square and arriving at Journal Square Transportation Center via 32Nd St At Central Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ridgewood and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Ridgewood and Jersey City is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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The train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Ridgewood to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Van Neste Square station.

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Ridgewood to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Ridgewood station.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Jersey City is to train which takes 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 163 bus and line 83 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Ridgewood to Jersey City bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Journal Square Transportation Center station.

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Ridgewood to Jersey City train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level station.

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Map of how to get from Ridgewood to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Ridgewood, NJ, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Ridgewood to Jersey City every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ridgewood to Jersey City via 30Th St At Bergenline Ave and 32Nd St At Central Ave in around 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to 30Th St At Bergenline Ave
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from 32Nd St At Central Ave to Journal Square Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ridgewood to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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uber.com
UberX
$30 - $45
UberPOOL
$45 - $60
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Ridgewood to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
30 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
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between Ridgewood to Jersey City is 24 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Ridgewood to Jersey City.

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