Your Bergen County Commuter Guide
What's not to love about the suburbs of Bergen County? The communities here are close to major metropolitan areas like New York City and Newark, while maintaining the close-knit feel of a small town.
If you're interested in relocating to Bergen County, but worried about your commute to New York City or a similar area, you're in the right place. We created this commuter guide with Bergen County commuters in mind. Here, you can see average travel times to and from the many wonderful Bergen County suburbs, as well as your different options for travel. Have any questions about relocating to Bergen County? Please don't hesitate to reach out to us.
Below you'll find a timetable of all Bergen County communities currently served by the New Jersey transit train system. This table shows travel times and average price for getting to Penn Station in New York City.
|Community||Travel Time||Average Price|
|Allendale||1 hr 10 min||$11.75|
|Mahwah||1 hr 19 min||$14|
|Montvale||1 hr 10 min||$10.75|
|Ramsey||1 hr 15 min||$12.25|
|Woodcliff Lake||1 hr 5 min||$10.75|
Another way to commute in certain parts of Bergen County is by bus. Check the bus timetables here to see if your community is served! We do know that the Ridgewood area is served by the New Jersey Transit bus service. Here are two communities served by the NJ Transit bus system.
|Community||Travel Time||Average Cost|
|Paramus||1 hr 10 min||$6|
|Ridgewood||1 hr 5 min||$8|
Finally, you can always get to the big city by car! Check the NJ Transit website for specific "park and go" locations. This way, if your community is not served by the train or bus services, you can drive to a nearby community and commute from there. This often is less time consuming than traveling directly from Bergen County to New York City.
However, if you prefer driving yourself, here are the average travel times from Bergen County communities to New York City.
|Community||Travel Time to NYC|
|Franklin Lakes||47 min|
|Woodcliff Lake||44 min|
|Upper Saddle River||47 min|
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