What is the best way into the city from Paramus?

Asked by Mike Aghachi, Paramus, NJ Thu Nov 15, 2012

Solder Hill Area--> Midtown

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David Kim, , Newark, NJ
Tue Mar 12, 2013
I know this may be late and you figured it out already, but in case you're still seeking advice for the best route in...

From the Soldier Hill area of Paramus, the easiest way is to walk .5 to .75 miles south to Oradell Ave and take the 165P to 42nd St. Port Authority bus station. You can also drive to the Garden State Parkway Exit 165 Park and Ride (1-2 miles depending where you are exactly) and take NJ Transit 165P (Coincidence that the exit number matches the bus route).

Another route is to take the 164RF that is ON Soldier Hill Road, but that only runs every 30 minutes during rush hour in each direction.

Here's a schedule of the stops:

#17 is the Soldier Hill Road stop that 165RF uses.
#13 is the GSP Park and Ride stop that 165P uses.
Note: 165RF and 165P DO NOT stop at the same places in Paramus.

I would avoid the trains as parking is very difficult to obtain and there is a mandatory transfer with a ~1/2 mile walk to the connecting platform for the next train into the city.
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Diane Harout…, Agent, Ridgewood, NJ
Wed Jan 23, 2013
Paramus is a fairly large town.. Depending on the location of your home, you can utilize the train stations in the nearby towns.. River Edge, Oradell, Ridgewood, and Fairlawn to name a few. There are also NJ Transit and private bus companies as well which can take you directly to Port Authority in Midtown NYC. Please go to NJtransit.com to view the endless possibilities.
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Liz Santos, , Teaneck, NJ
Thu Nov 15, 2012
another option is to take the fair lawn train to hoboken. it depends where in manhattan you need to go.
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