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There are 5 ways to get from Times Square to Paterson by bus, train, taxi, car or shuttle

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Line 190 bus  •  53m

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Market St 190 / ...

$2 - $6

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Train  •  1h 11m

  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 Paterson Main/Bergen County Line / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Paterson 18.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Times Square to Paterson 18.2 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broadway @ Main St, Paterson Paterson-Port Authority / ...

$7

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Paterson is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Paterson is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Main St At Market St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Times Square station to Paterson. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Paterson via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Times Square and Paterson is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Paterson without a car is to line 190 bus which takes 53m and costs $2 - $6.

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The line 190 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Main St At Market St takes 53m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Times Square to Paterson 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 Paterson is to line 190 bus which takes 53m and costs $2 - $6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $15 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Paterson.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 53m

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

NJ Transit operates a bus from Times Square to Paterson every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $6 and the journey takes 53m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Times Square to Paterson via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level in around 1h 11m.

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
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
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Shuttle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Broadway @ Main St, Paterson
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Paterson
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Paterson is 18 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Times Square to Paterson.

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