New Jersey Transit


Ticket Options

Bus Monthly Pass

Save up to 30 percent off your daily commute by purchasing a NJ TRANSIT bus pass. You can use it to make unlimited trips on NJ TRANSIT bus routes for an entire calendar month for the number of zones indicated on the pass.

  • The intrastate pass is valid for rides between local routes within New Jersey only.
  • The interstate pass is valid for rides between New Jersey and New York City or Philadelphia . It may also be used for local rides within New Jersey.
  • The intracommuter pass is valid for rides on bus routes between U.S. Highways 9 & 18 from Jersey City, Weehawken, Hoboken, or Newark.

Some private bus companies, many subsidized by NJ TRANSIT, will also accept the bus pass. Check with your private carrier.

If you use more than one bus to reach your destination, you don't need to purchase a transfer if you have a bus pass. When you make your connection, just show your pass to the driver and you can travel up to the number of zones on the pass.

Bus passes are available at most major terminals and at local outlets throughout New Jersey. At NJ TRANSIT ticket offices and Ticket Vending Machines, bus passes are available for purchase beginning at 5 p.m. on the 19th of the previous month through the 10th of the month for which the pass is valid. (At local outlets passes are sold through the 5th of the month for which they are valid.)

Ten-Trip Tickets
Ten-trip tickets are valid for ten one-way trips. Some ten-trip tickets are discounted. Discounted ten-trip bus tickets are valid for 20 days. Full-fare ten-trip bus tickets are valid until used.

Children's Fares
Children (ages 5-11) save at least 50 percent at all times. In addition, up to three kids 4 and under can ride free with a passenger paying any valid fare.

Family Supersaver Fares
On weekends and holidays, up to two kids (ages 5-11) can ride free with a passenger paying any valid fare. In effect from 7 p.m. Friday (or the day before a holiday) until 6 a.m. Monday (or the day after a holiday).

College Student Monthly Passes
Students who attend post-secondary schools that participate in our University Partnership Program may purchase monthly student passes online and save 25-percent off regular monthly pass fares. Learn more.

Student Tickets (one-way and transfers)
Elementary and secondary school students (through 12th grade) may travel for 33% off the adult one-way and transfer fares. To be eligible for this discount, students must reside in New Jersey and attend a public or accredited private or parochial school in New Jersey. Students must buy their one-way tickets prior to boarding the bus or obtain them from their school prior to travel. Student tickets may not be purchased aboard the bus. When purchasing one-way tickets prior to boarding, students must present a properly completed NJ TRANSIT Student Identification card issued by appropriate school authorities. Student tickets, sold 10 at one time, are available for purchase at most bus garages and at major terminals and are limited to not more than six sets of 10 student tickets of the same denomination to a student. Student tickets also are sold to Boards of Education and other appropriate school authorities on application to NJ TRANSIT. Student tickets and transfers are valid for travel to and from all bus stops within the state of New Jersey. Student tickets are for personal use of the authorized student only. The student must present a valid NJ TRANSIT Student Identification card upon request by NJ TRANSIT personnel. Transfers are available to student ticket passengers for a continuous ride utilizing a second bus for a one-zone ride. A student presenting a transfer traveling more than one zone will be charged the applicable override fare.

Reduced Fares for Senior Citizens & Customers with Disabilities
Senior Citizens (62 and older) and customers with disabilities can travel on NJ TRANSIT trains, buses, and light rail vehicles at a reduced fare of half the regular one-way fare or less at all times. Learn more.

Military Personnel and Their Dependents
All military personnel and their dependents can purchase transportation at the senior citizen reduced fare rate upon showing their military or military dependent ID card. The following military personnel are entitled to this fare: Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard or Retired for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard. Eligible passengers may ride at reduced fare rates on any NJ TRANSIT bus, rail or light rail service at all times, without restriction, upon presentation of authorized identification.

Continuing Trip Tickets
A limited number of connecting routes offer continuing trip ticket privileges, which permit a customer to pay the entire one-way fare for a two-bus ride when boarding the first bus. The passenger receives a continuing receipt on the first bus, which is then accepted for travel on the second bus at no additional charge for a ride up to the number of zones shown on the receipt. The bus operator issues a continuing trip receipt to passengers paying a one-way fare or presenting a one-way ticket (adult, senior citizen, person with a disability, or child), or a ten-trip ticket. Continuing trip tickets are valid for two hours after issued and only when boarding the second vehicle at the connecting stop of the first vehicle. If a customer overrides, he/she will be charged for each additional zone.

Transfers
Transfers are available for use by one-way full-fare-paying riders whose complete trip must be made using two buses within New Jersey only. The transfer must be purchased at the time of boarding. Customers pay the regular fare to the transfer location, plus the transfer charge. The transfer will be accepted on the connecting bus for a one-zone ride. Riders going beyond one zone must pay an additional fare. Transfers are only valid for two hours after issued.

Exact Fare
On many bus routes, passengers are required to have exact fare in coins or $1 bills. Drivers do not carry money and cannot make change. If you're a frequent rider, the ten-trip ticket and monthly pass are good alternatives to using exact change daily.

Departing Port Authority Bus Terminal
To expedite the boarding process, customers departing Port Authority Bus Terminal are required to have a ticket or pass prior to boarding the bus. Please use ticket vending machines located throughout the Terminal or visit the NJ TRANSIT ticket office located on the main concourse level.

Where to Buy

Commissioned Ticket Agents (CTA) are private retail businesses that sell NJ TRANSIT bus tickets or passes on our agency's behalf. CTAs can sell one-way (OW), round-trip (RT) or ten trip (10T) or (10 ST) Student tickets as well as monthly passes (MP) as well as tickets for senior citizens and passengers with disabilities (SC). CTAs are located throughout New Jersey, typically along NJ TRANSIT bus routes and nearby major bus boarding locations. To locate a CTA near you, access the county list, then locate the agency by convenient town listings that include the CTA name, address, and telephone number. Not all CTAs sell all ticket types, please take note to what type of ticket is sold at each CTA.

If you are interested in becoming a Commission Ticket Agent and would like more information, please contact Donald Zalk, Manager, Bus Data Collection and Control at 973-378-6520 or by E Mail:

Bergen Burlington Cape May Cumberland Del
Essex Gloucester Hudson Mercer Middlesex
Monmouth Morris NY State Ocean Passaic
Penns Salem Sussex Union  

County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Bergen Bergenfield, NJ 07621 Foster Hallmark Shop 465 South Washington Avenue 201-384-6360 MP
Bergen Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 Garden State News 461 Palisades Avenue 201-941-1176 MP
Bergen Cliffside Park, NJ 07010 County Discount 669 Anderson Avenue 201-943-8199 MP
Bergen Emerson, NJ 07630 Emerson Stationery 191 Kinderkamack Road 201-599-9417 MP
Bergen Englewood, NJ 07631 Town Stationery 35 West Palisades Avenue 201-567-2663 MP-OW-10T
Bergen Fairlawn, NJ 07410 Nira Quick Stop 6-21 Fairlawn Avenue 201-796-1280 MP
Bergen Fairview, NJ 07022 Upsilon Fin. Group/United C.C. 175 Broad Ave. Route 1 & 9 201-313-3080 MP
Bergen Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Fort Lee Stationery 236 Main Street 201-592-1171 MP
Bergen Garfield, NJ 07026 Bob's Market 206 Palisade Avenue 973-405-6543 MP
Bergen Hackensack, NJ 07601 Garden State Check Cashing 179 Main Street 201-457-0660 MP
Bergen Hackensack, NJ 07601 Quickstop 125 River Street 201-342-5948 MP-OW-10T-STD-SC
Bergen Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 Nick's Quik Stop 183 Boulevard 201-288-3333 MP
Bergen Lodi, NJ 07644 ILS Inc., United Check Cashing 332 Essex Avenue 201-843-6340 MP
Bergen Palisades Park, NJ 07650 Vinnie's Deli 16 Broad Avenue 201-945-6373 MP
Bergen Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 Park Stationery 204 Main Street 201-641-5509 MP-OW-10T
Bergen Rutherford, NJ 07070 Leprechaun News II 6 Park Avenue 201-935-0759 MP-OW-10T
Bergen Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 Quick Stop-Saddle Brook 606 Midland Avenue 973-253-7900 MP-10T
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Burlington Burlington, NJ 08016 United Check Cashing 1105 Sunset Road Unit A 609-239-9101 MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Cumberland Vineland, NJ 08360 ITJ Café and Bus Terminal 106-110 Landis Ave 856-405-0460 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
Cumberland Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Shiv Krupa Cash Services LLC 694 N. Pearl Street Unit #5 856-459-5203 TOMS
MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Del There are currently no Commission Ticket Agents in this state.
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Essex Belleville, NJ 07109 United Check Cashing 726 Washington Avenue 973-751-5800 MP
Essex Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Bloomfield Pipe Shop 556 Bloomfield Ave 973-680-8052 MP-10ST
Essex Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Hasni Stationery 31 Belleville Ave 973-748-9586 MP
Essex Bloomfield, NJ 07003 Marina Food Stores 67 Franklin Street 973-743-9659 MP
Essex Caldwell, NJ 07006 KND News Plus 348 Bloomfield Avenue 973-364-1154 MP
Essex East Orange, NJ 07018 Victory Wine & Liquors 457 Central Avenue 973-673-3006 MP
Essex Irvington, NJ 07111 Irvington Bus Terminal 1085 Clinton Avenue 973-374-1344 MP-OW-SC-10T-10ST
Essex Irvington, NJ 07111 Abel's Pharmacy 635 Grove Street 973-373-6038 MP
Essex Irvington, NJ 07111 Garden State Check Cashing 27-29 Union Avenue 973-375-1134 MP
Essex Irvington, NJ 07111 Sam's Food Mart 725 Chancellor Avenue 973-375-7658 MP
Essex Maplewood, NJ 07040 Elmwood Sweet Shop 288 Elmwood Avenue 973-762-8594 MP-OW-10ST
Essex Maplewood, NJ 07040 MS & K Confectionery 745 Prospect Street 973-762-5733 MP
Essex Montclair, NJ 07042 Lackawanna Shoe & Parcel 1 Lackawanna Plaza 973-746-1218 MP-OW-10ST
Essex Montclair, NJ 07042 Plaza Convenience Plus 412 Bloomfield Avenue 973-744-1735 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07103 D & S Check Cashing 618 15th Avenue 973-399-0195 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 Family Financial Center 437 Orange St 973-482-5656 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 Express Check Cashing 715 Frelinghuysen Avenue 973-623-8797 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 Express Check Cashing 519 Ferry Street 973-297-0914 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 Express Check Cashing 1138 Broad Street 973-465-0080 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07108 Express Check Cashing 415 Clinton Avenue   MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07104 Express Check Cashing 690 Mt. Prospect Avenue 973-268-3791 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07103 Mail Box Services 511 South Orange Avenue 973-371-4001 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07103 Nalini Investment Inc 348 Springfield Avenue 973-424-1255 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07107 North Newark Wine & Liquors 355 Bloomfield Avenue 973-481-4414 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 Photo-Loft 938 Broad Street 973-643-6950 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07102 V Raj Corporation 31 Commerce Street 973-824-4555 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07104 Harris Check Cashing 519 Broadway 973-484-2900 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07105 Garden State Check Cashing 185 Market Street MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07112 Rapid Check Cashing 257 Lyons Avenue 973-923-9145 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07106 Weisbrod's Pharmacy 980 South Orange Avenue 973-371-2771 MP
Essex Newark, NJ 07106 Wohl's Ivy Plaza Liquors 521 Irvington Avenue 973-371-7600 MP
Essex Orange, NJ 07050 Crawley Enterprises 171 South Essex Avenue 973-674-8488 MP
Essex Orange, NJ 07050 Town Check Cashing 570 Main Street 973-325-9911 MP
Essex Orange, NJ 07051 Garden State Check Cashing 54 Main Street 973-674-2274 MP
Essex Vauxhall, NJ 07040 Garden State Check Cashing 2061 Springfield Avenue 908-964-8870 MP
Essex West Caldwell, NJ 07006 Shop-Rite 540 Passaic Avenue 973-575-1770 MP
Essex West Orange, NJ 07052 Rushtru Corp Carousel Cards & Gift 100 Harrison Avenue 973-325-2864 MP-OW
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Gloucester Sewell, P.O. NJ 08080 Gloucester County College 1400 Tanyard Road 856-468-5000 MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Hudson Bayonne, NJ 07002 A Sharpe Deli 638 Avenue C 201-339-9450 MP-10T-10ST
Hudson Bayonne, NJ 07002 A&D Family Deli 1117 Kennedy Blvd. 201-436-4840 MP-10ST
Hudson Guttenberg, NJ 07093 Fulton Check Cashing 6813 Bergenline Avenue 201-295-1003 MP
Hudson Jersey City, N. J. 07304 Bailey's Inc. 497 West Side Avenue 201-451-4149 MP
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07307 DC Travel Bureau Inc. 2 Lincoln Street 201-653-1600 MP-OW-10T
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07305 Fulton Check Cashing 161 Martin Luther King Blvd. 201-434-5567 MP
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07304 Junction Multi Services 491 Communipaw Avenue 201-360-3305 MP
Hudson Jersey City, N. J. 07306 Pearl Check Cashing 366 Summit Avenue 201-795-3396 MP
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07302 Shayona Newsstand 10 Exchange Place 201-946-9766 MP
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07306 Superior Markets 637 Newark Avenue 201-659-5879 MP-SC
Hudson Jersey City, NJ 07302 W & W Discount Store 161 Newark Avenue 201-434-4608 MP
Hudson Kearny, NJ 07032 Extra Grocery & Deli 56 Grant Avenue 201-997-3273 MP
Hudson North Bergen, NJ 07047 Check Cashing Plus 8516 Tonnelle Avenue 201-868-7606 MP
Hudson North Bergen, NJ 07047 Quickstop-North Bergen 6403 Kennedy Boulevard 201-861-6223 MP
Hudson North Bergen, NJ 07047 R S Foodland 4401 Bergen Turnpike 201-865-8101 MP
Hudson Secaucus, NJ 07047 Ross Court Enterprises DBA United Check Cashing 93 Plaza Centre 201-223-0006 MP
Hudson Union City, NJ 07087 Garden State News 1000 Summit Avenue 201-863-1383 MP
Hudson Union City, NJ 07087 Rose & Eddy 2713 Bergenline Avenue 201-863-9007 MP-STD
Hudson Union City, NJ 07087 Union City News 3202 Bergenline Avenue 201-865-5834 MP
Hudson West New York, NJ Quick Shop 6002 Park Avenue 201-662-7666 MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Mercer Trenton, NJ 08610 Fuji Newsstand 2 North Broad Street 609-393-1115 MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Middlesex Carteret, NJ 07008 Short Shop Food
835 Roosevelt Avenue 732-541-9135 MP
Middlesex E. Brunswick, NJ 08816 Windsor Pharmacy St Hwy 18 & Race Track Rd 732-257-3784 MP-OW-10T
Middlesex Edison, NJ 08817 Middlesex County College Woodbridge & Mill Rd 732-548-6000 MP (Students Only)
Middlesex Old Bridge, NJ 08857 Double D Food Store Highway 516 at Gaub Road 732-679-2999 MP-OW-10T-SC
Middlesex Old Bridge, NJ 08857 Madison Variety 3062 RT 9 & Throckmorton Ln. 732-679-4181 MP-OW-10T-SC
Middlesex Woodbridge, NJ 07095 Woodbridge News 320 Woodbridge Centre Drive 732-596-1274 MP-OW
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Monmouth Freehold, NJ 07728 Freehold 7-Eleven 50 Schank Road 732-431-5820 MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Freehold, NJ 07728 Penny Pantry Route 9 & Pond Road 732-577-0593 MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Freehold, NJ 07728 Raceway Service Station 4200 Route 9 South 732-462-7745 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Freehold, NJ 07728 Freehold Bus Terminal 1 Railroad Plaza 732-577-6888 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Howell, NJ 07731 Colonial Coffee Shop 4023 US Route 9 North 732-367-0266 MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Manalapan, NJ 07728 Gordon's Corner 356 US 9 North 732-536-4114 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Manalapan, NJ 07728 Gulf Express 46 Ryan Road @ Route 9 North 732-866-0100 OW-10T-SC
Monmouth Morganville, NJ 07751 Vanity Florist 4022 Route 9 South @ Texas Road 732-536-7337 MP-OW-10T-SC
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Morris Butler, NJ 07405 Butler News & Candy 150 Main Street 973-838-9405 MP
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
NY State Greenwood Lake, NY 10925 Greenwood Lake Taxi 67 Windermere Ave. PO Box 613 845-477-0314 MP-OW-10T
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Ocean Brick, NJ 08723 Bricktown Liquors 111 Lanes Mill Road 732-458-8111 MP-OW-10T-SC
Ocean Toms River, NJ 08753 Toms River Township Municipal 400 Highland Parkway South 732-349-1313 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
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County City Name Address Telephone No. Ticket/Pass Type
Passaic Clifton, NJ 07012 Welsh Farms 1330 Main Avenue 973-772-2388 MP
Passaic Clifton, NJ 07013 Lucky Store 145 Valley Road 973-333-9649 MP
Passaic Passaic, NJ 07055 Marina Sweet Shop 202 Washington Place 973-778-0458 MP
Passaic Passaic, NJ 07055 Nina's Dollar Store 213 Main Avenue 973-249-9494 MP-OW-OT
Passaic Paterson, NJ 07513 Billstra Pharmacy 608 Twenty First Avenue 973-279-2200 MP
Passaic Paterson, NJ 07504 Short Stop (Broadway Bus Terminal) 20-32 Broadway Avenue 973-881-1364 TOMS
MP-OW-10T-SC
Passaic Paterson, NJ 07504 Garden State Check Cashing 222 Broadway 973-523-6168 MP
Passaic Paterson, NJ 07506 Riveria Travel 99 Market Street 973-278-1005 MP
Passaic Ringwood, NJ 07456 E & B Homecooking 129 Skyline Drive 973-962-9584 MP-10T
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Penns Philadelphia, PA 19145 Fairfax Bus & Bagel 2100 South Broad Street 215-389-3034 OW-RT
(On sale June-Labor Day)
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Salem Pennsville, NJ 08070 Salem County Bus Service 350 E Pittsfield St & Hook Rd. 856-678-8777 MP-OW-10T
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Sussex There are currently no Commission Ticket Agents in this county.
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Union Elizabeth, NJ 07202 Elmora Stationary 176 Elmora Avenue 908-289-7328 MP
Union Elizabeth, NJ 07208 North Broad Card Shop 1045 North Broad Street 908-353-0370 MP-OW-SC-10T-10ST
Union Linden, NJ 07036 Linden Stationary 638 W. St. George Avenue 908-486-7825 MP
Union Plainfield, NJ 07060 Corner Stationery 133 Watchung Avenue 908-561-8494 MP
Union Plainfield, NJ 07060 Rapps Pharmacy 611 Park Avenue 908-756-0008 MP
Union Roselle, NJ 07203 Roselle Check Cashing 115-117 W 2nd Avenue 908-241-5511 MP
Union Union, NJ 07083 Marina News 1007 Stuyvesant Avenue 908-688-7359 MP-10T-10ST
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NJ TRANSIT bus tickets and monthly passes are available at some NJ TRANSIT bus terminals and bus garages. Find the location near you! In addition, monthly bus passes are available at some NJ TRANSIT Rail Ticket Offices.
Bus Terminals and Rail Stations
Bus Garages

Bus Terminals and Rail Stations

County Bus Terminal Name Address City, State Zip
Atlantic Atlantic City Bus Terminal 1995 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City , NJ 08401
Atlantic Pleasantville Bus Terminal W. Jersey Ave. at Main St. Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Bergen Hackensack Bus Transfer Moore & River Sts. Hackensack, NJ 07601
Bergen Ridgewood Rail Station Van Neste Sq. Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Camden Walter Rand Transportation Center 100 Broadway Camden, NJ 08102
Cape May Cape May Transportation Center 609 Lafayette St. Cape May, NJ 08204
Cape May Ocean City Transportation Center 10th St. & Haven Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226
Cape May Wildwood Bus Terminal 4510 Washington Ave. Wildwood, NJ 08260
Cumberland Vineland Transportation Center 110 W. Landis Ave. Vineland, NJ 08360
Essex Irvington Bus Terminal 1085 Clinton Ave. Irvington, NJ 07111
Essex Newark Penn Station Raymond Plaza West Newark, NJ 07105
Hudson Hoboken Terminal One Hudson Place Hoboken, NJ 07030
Mercer Trenton Transit Center S. Clinton & Raoul Wallenberg Ave. Trenton, NJ 08609
Middlesex New Brunswick Rail Station French & Albany Sts. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Monmouth Asbury Park Station Main Street Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Monmouth Freehold Centre Broad & Freehold Ave. Freehold, NJ 07728
Ocean Lakewood Bus Terminal 1st & Lexington Aves. Lakewood, NJ 08701
Ocean Toms River Twp. Park-Ride Highland Pkwy. South Toms River, NJ 08753
Passaic Passaic Bus Terminal Main Ave. Passaic, NJ 07055
Passaic Broadway Terminal 22 Broadway Paterson, NJ 07505
Union Cranford Rail Station South Avenue East Cranford, NJ 07016
Union Elizabeth Rail Station 11 West Grand Street Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Union Summit Rail Station 40 Union Place Summit, NJ 07901
Union Westfield Rail Station Summit and South Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090
New York State George Washington Bridge Bus Station 4211 Broadway New York, NY 10018
New York State Port Authority Bus Terminal W. 41st. St. & 8th Ave. New York, NY 10018
Pennsylvania State Greyhound Bus Terminal 1001 Filbert St. Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Bus Garages

County Bus Garage Name Address City, State Zip
Atlantic Egg Harbor Township Garage 1431 Doughty Road Egg Harbor, NJ 08234
Bergen Fairview Garage 419 Anderson Avenue Fairview, NJ 07022
Bergen Oradell Garage 455 New Milford Avenue Oradell, NJ 07649
Camden Newton Avenue Garage 350 Newton Avenue Camden, NJ 08103
Essex Hilton Garage 1450 Springfield Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040
Essex Ironbound Garage 677 Wilson Avenue Newark, NJ 07105
Essex Big Tree Garage 1 Washington Avenue Nutley, NJ 07110
Essex Orange Garage 420 Thomas Blvd. Orange, NJ 07050
Gloucester Washington Township Garage 6000 Black Horse Pike Turnersville, NJ 08012
Hudson Greenville Garage 53 Old Bergen Road Jersey City, NJ 07305
Hudson Meadowlands Maintenance Facility 2600 Penhorn Avenue North Bergen, NJ 07047
Mercer Hamilton Township Garage 600 Sloan Avenue Hamilton, NJ 08619
Monmouth Howell Garage 1251 US Highway 9 Howell, NJ 07731
Passaic Market Street Garage 16 Market Street Paterson, NJ 07501
Passaic Wayne Garage 55 West Belt Parkway Wayne, NJ 07470
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Payment

Please consult your bus timetable to determine whether it is an exact fare line, a full service line or a ticket-required line.

  • Exact fare lines: Passengers are required to have exact fare when boarding the bus. One dollar bills and most U.S. coins are accepted. Drivers on these routes do not carry money and cannot make change.
  • Full service lines: The driver will make change. $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills are accepted. Drivers cannot accept bills larger than $20. Exact change is appreciated.
  • Tickets required: Some bus routes require tickets or monthly passes. Cash is not accepted. All buses departing the Port Authority Bus Terminal require tickets to board.

Credit cards, debit cards and cash are accepted for payment at all NJ TRANSIT ticket offices and ticket vending machines.

If you would like to pay with a personal check, transit benefits check, or corporate check, please go to an NJ TRANSIT ticket window and note the following policies:

  • Personal Checks
    • Two forms of identification are required, one with the customer's signature and one with the customer's photograph. Acceptable forms of identification include a driver's license, non-driver's ID issued by a state Department of Transportation, photo ID, passport, or major credit card such as VISA, MasterCard, Discover/Novus, or American Express.
    • Checks must be written for the exact amount of the purchase, for a minimum of $25, and payable to NJ TRANSIT.
    • A customer may purchase by check a maximum of two monthly passes per "travel" month. For example, if you buy two February monthly passes on January 27, you cannot purchase with a personal check any additional passes valid for travel in February.
    • Checks must be drawn on a bank/financial institution incorporated in the United States.
    • The date of the check must be the same as or prior to the date when the ticket or pass is issued.
    • Checks must be imprinted with the name of the bank and the customer's name and account number. The customer's address must be imprinted or hand-printed on the check. Please include a telephone number.
    • Starter checks and checks payable to a second party will not be accepted.
    • Checks will not be accepted from customers who are on the current NJ TRANSIT Dishonored Check List. A $10 service fee will be charged to customers for dishonored checks.

  • Transit Benefits Checks
    (TransitCheks, and Commuter, TranBen, and Wageworks Checks)

    • Transit benefits checks are accepted for purchasing tickets (including bus student tickets) and passes (including rail student monthly passes) at ticket windows and by the Quik-Tik/Mail-Tik/Mail-Fare programs.
    • Up to 12 transit benefits checks may be accepted toward the purchase of one or more ticket/pass.
    • Transit benefits checks may not be redeemed for cash, and no change will be given.
    • The validity date must be verified before acceptance.
    • A customer has the option of paying for a ticket or pass with a transit benefits check in combination with cash, a personal or corporate check or a credit or debit card. A personal or corporate check must be written for a minimum of $25, and is subject to NJ TRANSIT's personal/corporate check requirements.

  • Commuter Benefit Cards
    (Including, but not limited to, eTRAC, WageWorks, FlexDirect, Commuter Check, and TransitChek QuickPay cards)

    • Commuter benefit cards may be used to purchase tickets and passes at all rail ticket windows, bus ticket windows that are designated as accepting credit/debit cards, and all ticket vending machines. The Quik-Tik/Mail-Fare/Mail-Tik programs also accept commuter benefit cards.
    • For sales at ticket windows equipped with Ticket Office Machines (TOMs), customers are permitted to combine use of a commuter benefit card with cash, a personal or corporate check, a transit benefits check, or a credit or debit card.
    • A personal or corporate check must be written for a minimum of $25 and is subject to NJ TRANSIT's personal/corporate check requirements.
    • Ticket agents/customers will process payment with the commuter benefit card following the same procedures currently used for credit or debit card processing, depending on whether the card is used as a credit or debit card.
    • Customers obtain commuter benefit cards from their employers. Some of the commuter benefit cards are not printed with the VISA or MasterCard logo but will still be accepted for purchasing tickets following the same procedures currently used for credit or debit card processing, depending on whether the card is used as a credit or debit card.
    • No change will be given.

  • Checks Issued By Corporations, Non-Profit Organizations, Schools, and Government Agencies
    • In advance of purchases at ticket windows, organizations issuing a check must write a letter on their letterhead paper to NJ TRANSIT identifying the following:
      • The organization's name, address, and telephone number.
      • The individual(s) whose signature will be on the check. A facsimile of the signature must accompany the letter.
      • Purchase location.

      This letter must be submitted to NJ TRANSIT in advance of the ticket purchase to allow sufficient time for verification of the letter with the issuing organization. Letters should be sent to the following address:

      Manager, Cash Management
      NJ TRANSIT
      180 Boyden Avenue
      Maplewood, New Jersey 07040-2494

    • Checks must be written for the exact amount of the purchase, for a minimum of $25, and payable to NJ TRANSIT.
    • Checks must be drawn on a bank/financial institution incorporated in the United States.
    • The date of the check must be the same as or prior to the date when the ticket or pass is issued.
    • Checks must be imprinted with the name of the bank and the organization's name, address, and account number.
    • Starter checks and checks payable to a second party will not be accepted.
    • Checks will be accepted only if companies are listed on NJ TRANSIT's approved corporate/agency list.

  • Checks Issued for Group Tickets
    • Groups having reservations for NJ TRANSIT rail transportation that wish to purchase their tickets with their affiliation's check must receive authorization from NJ TRANSIT prior to the actual purchase at a rail station and may do so by sending a letter on the group's letterhead paper to the Manager of Cash Management, 180 Boyden Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040-2494.

      The letter must identify the following:

      • The organization's name, address, and telephone number.
      • The individual(s) whose signature will be on the check. A facsimile of the signature must accompany the letter.
      • Purchase location.

      This letter must be submitted to NJ TRANSIT in advance of the ticket purchase to allow sufficient time for verification of the letter with the issuing organization.

    • If a personal check is used to purchase group tickets, the customer must follow requirements listed in NJ TRANSIT's Personal Check Policy.
Fares
Fares depend upon many factors (distance traveled, type of ticket purchased, type of transportation utilized, date and/or time of day traveled etc...)

For specific trip fares check the schedule and specific route information.

NJ TRANSIT offers reduced fares for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Travel Flexibility

Monthly Passes: If you have a monthly rail pass valued at $54 or more, you can use it on any NJ TRANSIT light rail line or buses up to the number of zones indicated on the pass. Simply show your valid rail pass to the bus operator or light rail fare inspector.

How many zones can I ride? Any monthly rail pass valued at $54 or more can be used on River Line, Newark Light Rail or Hudson-Bergen Light Rail during the period it is valid. For bus travel, the number of zones you can ride is printed on the pass, based on its value.

Monthly passes to/from Metro-North stations valued at $54 and higher are valid for one zone of bus or light rail travel. For NJ TRANSIT monthly passes, please see the chart below:

MonthlyPass Value Bus Zone Equivalency

$54-$105
$106-$138
$139-$155
$156-$182
$183-$215
$216-$232
$233-$244
$245-$258
$259-$283
$284-$298
$299-$323
$324-$348
$349-$361
$362-$385
$386-$413
$414-$439
$440-$457
$458+
1 zone
2 zones
3 zones
4 zones
5 zones
6 zones
7 zones
8 zones
9 zones
10 zones
11 zones
12 zones
13 zones
14 zones
15 zones
16 zones
17 zones
18 zones

Weekly Passes: All weekly rail passes valued at $16.50 or more are valid for one-zone bus trips and may be used on any light rail line.

Via Secaucus Tickets: One way, off-peak roundtrip and 10-trip rail tickets for travel "via Secaucus" between Hoboken Division (Morris & Essex or Montclair-Boonton lines) and Newark Division (Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line or Raritan Valley Line) stations may be used on Newark Light Rail for connections between Newark Broad Street and Newark Penn stations only at no additional cost. These tickets may not be used on other light rail lines or on buses.

Atlantic City Rail Line
Customers may use Atlantic City Rail Line one-way tickets and weekly or monthly passes on the following bus lines:

BusRoute No.
551All Atlantic City Rail Line tickets and weekly/monthly passes, with Atlantic City and Philadelphia printed on the ticket or pass, are honored at all times between the Atlantic City Municipal Bus Terminal and Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal only, and not to/from intermediate points.
554All Atlantic City Rail Line tickets and weekly/monthly passes are honored at all times when traveling between the origin and destination printed on the rail ticket or pass. Passengers must board/deboard at the NJ TRANSIT Atlantic City Bus Terminal, within one block of the Absecon, Egg Harbor City, and Hammonton rail station, or directly in front of the Lindenwold rail station.

Refunds

NJ TRANSIT does not issue refunds for one-way or round-trip tickets. Ticket agents/sellers will refund 10-trip tickets only if a complete set of ten wholly unused tickets is presented. A maximum of one set will be refunded at any one time. Ticket agents/sellers will refund 10-trip tickets in cash if the conditions listed below are met:

  • Tickets were purchased with cash.
  • Tickets were sold by an NJ TRANSIT ticket agent/seller or issued by an NJ TRANSIT ticket vending machine. Bus tickets sold by a commissioned ticket agent must be presented for refund at the location where originally purchased.

Ticket sellers will complete a "Refund/Exchange" form for each refund and request identification from the applicant to verify his/her name and record the type of identification accepted on the Refund/Exchange form. Acceptable forms of identification are your driver's license, state-issued non-driver's ID, government photo ID, a major credit card or a passport.

All other refund requests must be sent to the applicable address as follows:
Bus/Light Rail Refund Dept.
NJ TRANSIT
One Penn Plaza East
Newark, NJ 07105-2246

For mail refund requests, the following will apply:

  • 10-Trip Tickets will be refunded at the purchase price as long as all individual parts of all the trips are submitted and have not been punched.
  • Monthly Passes
    The date of the refund request will be deemed to be the postmark date on the envelope used to request the refund.
    1. Monthly passes submitted before the start of their validity period will be refunded at the purchase price.
    2. Monthly passes submitted after the start of their validity period will have two full one-way fares deducted from the purchase price for each business day from the start of the validity period to the date of the refund request.
  • Refund checks will be mailed to customers within six weeks from the day that the Refund Department receives the request.
  • For credit card sales, refunds will be issued as credits to customer credit card accounts wherever possible. For debit card sales, refunds will be issued in the form of an NJ TRANSIT check.
  • Courtesy tickets will not be refunded and may not be used as a credit toward the purchase of a ticket.
  • One-way fares will not be refunded if purchased and used because passengers did not have their weekly or monthly passes with them at the time of travel.