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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$1 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 746 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 746 bus from Van Neste Square to Memorial Dr At Ellison St 722 / ...

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Train via Waldwick  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Waldwick Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Waldwick to Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$2 - $15

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ridgewood to Paterson 6.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Ridgewood to Paterson 6.4 miles

$1

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The cheapest way to get from Ridgewood to Paterson is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ridgewood to Paterson is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Van Neste Square and arriving at Memorial Dr At Ellison St. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ridgewood and arriving at Paterson. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Ridgewood and Paterson is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Paterson without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $8.

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The train from Ridgewood to Paterson takes 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Paterson is to train which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 746 bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Ridgewood, NJ, USA and Paterson, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Ridgewood to Paterson hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $8 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Van Neste Square to Memorial Dr At Ellison St hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Ridgewood to Paterson
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$2 - $8
Train from Ridgewood to Waldwick
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$2 - $7
Train from Waldwick to Paterson
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Van Neste Square to Memorial Dr At Ellison St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Ridgewood to Paterson
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.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

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Ridgewood to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Memorial Dr At Ellison St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ridgewood to Paterson is 6 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Ridgewood to Paterson.

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