Clifton (New Jersey)

Clifton is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey.

A view of the Passaic River, where it forms the boundary between Clifton and Elmwood Park


Clifton is a tiny city in Passaic County neighboring the city of Paterson. Clifton has a plentiful Arab-American population. However, its neighbor, Paterson, has a slightly bigger Arab-American population. Often overlooked for places like New York City, a day trip won't hurt a bit. There are places that may be worth visiting.

Get in

By car

Several highways pass through Clifton, including the Garden State Plaza, State Route 3, and others.

By train

The NJ Transit Main Line and MTA Port Jervis Line stop at the Clifton Station inside the city limits. Ticket pricing varies depending on where you are coming from.

By plane

Newark Liberty International Airport is only a 20-to-30-minute drive from Clifton. Numerous domestic and international carriers operate at the airport.



Go next

Routes through Clifton

Spring Valley Paramus ← Jct W E  N  S  East Orange Newark
END  W  E  Lyndhurst/Rutherford Secaucus
Ends at  N  S  Lyndhurst/Nutley Newark
Ridgewood Passaic  N  S  Lyndhurst Hoboken

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