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Memorial Day Holiday Service Information

NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Friday, May 27, for the benefit of customers leaving work early for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.


On Friday, May 27, extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex, Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines starting at approximately 1 p.m.  Plan your trip here. 


Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than two dozen bus routes starting around noon.  View early getaway service here

In addition, NJ TRANSIT will operate early getaway service on Friday on Bus Route No. 64 (Lakewood-Jersey City-Weehawken) and Bus Route No. 68 (Old Bridge-East Brunswick-Jersey City-Weehawken-New York).  View details here.


On Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all lines. 


Light rail service will operate as follow:

  • Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a weekend schedule.
  • Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule. 
  • River Line will operate on a Sunday schedule. 

Bus schedules vary by route—customers are advised to check their timetables or view holiday schedule information here.  



On weekends, kids ride free on NJT


Every weekend, families riding NJ TRANSIT can save with the Family Super Saver Fare, which allows two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.  For the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the program will be in effect from 7 p.m. Friday, May 27 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.