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

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Line 162 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 162 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Essex St At Polifly Rd 144 / ...

$1 - $5

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Montclair-Boonton Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Essex Street Pascack Valley Line

$4 - $14

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Hackensack 13.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Hackensack 13.7 miles

$1 - $2

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Essex St At Polifly Rd. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Times Square station to Hackensack. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Essex Street via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Hackensack is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Hackensack without a car is to line 162 bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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The line 162 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Essex St At Polifly Rd takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Times Square to Hackensack bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Times Square to Hackensack train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Hackensack is to line 162 bus which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Times Square to Hackensack bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Essex St At Polifly Rd station.

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Times Square to Hackensack train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Essex Street station.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Hackensack.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Hackensack, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Times Square to Hackensack every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Times Square to Hackensack via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
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
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level to Essex Street
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Hackensack
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Hackensack is 14 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Times Square to Hackensack.

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There are 1653+ hotels available in Hackensack. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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