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

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Somerville to Newark Penn Station Raritan Valley Line
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$5 - $27

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Bus, line 161 bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from N Gaston Ave At Union Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 114 / ...
  2. Take the line 161 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Market St At City Hall 161 / ...

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Train, line 72 bus  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Somerville to Newark Penn Station Raritan Valley Line
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Bus Lanes to Main St At Market St 72

$4 - $15

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Somerville to Paterson 42.3 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Somerville to Paterson 42.3 miles

$4 - $6

Somerville to Paterson by train

The train journey time between Somerville and Paterson is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 26m. Services are operated by NJ Transit. Typically 144 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 11m
Fastest train time:
1h 26m
Train distance:
45 miles
Trains per week:
144
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:34
Last train departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Somerville to Paterson train schedules

Somerville → Paterson
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The cheapest way to get from Somerville to Paterson is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Somerville to Paterson is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Somerville to Paterson. However, there are services departing from N Gaston Ave At Union Ave and arriving at Market St At City Hall via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Somerville to Paterson. However, there are services departing from Somerville and arriving at Paterson via Newark Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Somerville and Paterson is 33 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Somerville to Paterson without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs $5 - $27.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Somerville to Paterson, including transfers.

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Somerville to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from N Gaston Ave At Union Ave station.

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

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The best way to get from Somerville to Paterson is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs $5 - $27. Alternatively, you can bus and line 161 bus, which costs $2 - $9 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Somerville to Paterson.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

You can take a train from Somerville to Paterson via Newark Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Somerville to Paterson via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Somerville to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$3 - $6
Adult
$7 - $11
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Paterson
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$4 - $9
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Bus Lanes to Main St At Market St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
Bus from N Gaston Ave At Union Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $3
Adult
$3 - $5
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Market St At City Hall
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Somerville to Paterson
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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Somerville to Paterson bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Market St At City Hall station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Somerville to Paterson is 42 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Somerville to Paterson.

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