Paramus is often referred to as “the Crossroads of Bergen County” because it is crisscrossed by Route 4, Route 17, and the Garden State Parkway (Exits 165 and 163 South, and Exits 161, 163 and 165 North). The 10.57-square mile Borough of Paramus is surrounded by Ridgewood, Washington Township, Rochelle Park, Maywood, Emerson, Oradell, River Edge and Fair Lawn. New York City is approximately 13.5 miles away.

Street Map of Paramus (.pdf)

This section has bus, train, highway, airport and other Paramus transportation related links.

New Jersey Transit:

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey:

By Bus

NJ Transit Bus Lines that operate in Paramus

New York City Bus Lines (listed by bus number):
144, 145, 148, 164
155, 157, 168 (include Paramus Park and The Outlets at Bergen Town Center)
165 (from GSP Exit 165 Park and Ride)
171 (includes Garden State Plaza and The Outlets at Bergen Town Center)

Other Destinations:
709 (Garden State Plaza and other local towns)
722 (various local towns)
751, 755 (The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, and other local towns)
752 (various local towns)
753 (various local towns)
756 (various local towns)
758 (Bergen Regional Medical Center, Garden State Plaza, Paramus Park Mall)
762 (various local towns)
770 (Garden State Plaza and other local towns)

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By Train

There are no train stations located directly in Paramus.  NJ Transit operates the state’s commuter rail network and has stops in the neighboring towns of Glen Rock, Fair Lawn/Radburn, Oradell, Ridgewood, and River Edge.
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Local Airports