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There are 6 ways to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$42 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 72 bus, train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Broadway Bus Terminal to Newark Penn Station 72
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor

$6 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from William Paterson U Main Campus to Port Authority Bus Terminal 198
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$8 - $23

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from William Paterson University to Rutgers University 40.5 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from William Paterson University to Rutgers University 40.5 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  50m

  1. Take an Uber from William Paterson University to Rutgers University 40.5 miles

$50 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from William Paterson University to Rutgers University. However, there are services departing from William Paterson U Main Campus and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between William Paterson University and Rutgers University is 34 miles. The road distance is 40.5 miles.

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The best way to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University, including transfers.

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William Paterson University to Rutgers University bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from William Paterson U Main Campus station.

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The best way to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University is to train which takes 2h and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $24 and takes 3h 8m.

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William Paterson University to Rutgers University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between William Paterson University to Rutgers University is 40 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from William Paterson University to Rutgers University.

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Map of how to get from William Paterson University to Rutgers University.
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  • Distance: 33.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between William Paterson University, NJ, USA and Rutgers University, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from William Paterson University to Rutgers University via Ridgewood, Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, and New Brunswick in around 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from William Paterson University to Rutgers University via William Paterson U Main Campus, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New Brunswick Downtown in around 3h 8m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broadway Bus Terminal to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from William Paterson U Main Campus to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Megabus
Other operators
Uber New Jersey
Website
uber.com
Towncar from William Paterson University to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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uber.com
UberPOOL
$50 - $60
UberX
$55 - $65
Comfort
$80 - $90
UberXL
$80 - $90
Black
$170 - $200
Black SUV
$220 - $250
Taxi from William Paterson University to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com
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
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
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
A&P Taxi
Phone
+1 845-429-2929

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