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REMINDER: NJ TRANSIT Rail Service - Christmas Holiday - Wednesday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 30, 2014
December 12, 2014


For the Christmas holiday period - from Wednesday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 30, NJ TRANSIT Rail will operate service as outlined below:

View printable schedules HERE.

Customers traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport are urged to purchase their tickets in advance. 

For convenient ticket purchase via your mobile phone, visit MyTix App HERE

Wednesday, December 24

  • Early getaway service on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley, M&E/Midtown Direct, Port Jervis and Pascack Valley Lines.
  • Except for the NEC, getaway service information is found in the regular weekday printable timetables. Please see shaded trains and make sure to read the notes at the top of each page.
  • A "getaway" printable timetable for NEC service from New York is available HERE
  • This shows all Northeast Corridor service from 12 noon until the end of the service day, including the regular getaway trains (shaded in red) and added Newark Airport stops (on Train 3165 shaded in yellow with red text on the Newark Airport row).
  • All Newark/New York bound service, as well as service from New York/Newark before 12 noon, is found in the regular weekday printable timetable HERE.
  • NEC note: Train 7801 operates late Wednesday night/early Thursday.

Thursday, December 25

  • Weekend/major holiday service on all lines. Please see your timetable for specific details.

Friday, December 26

  • Modified weekday schedules on the NEC and NJCL. On these two lines, certain morning peak period trains are cancelled.
  • Regular weekday service on all other lines.
  • Additional service to New York during the mid- to late-morning hours on the NEC, NJCL and M&E/Midtown Direct.
  • All service information for this day is found in the regular weekday printable timetables HERE.

Saturday, December 27

  • Regular weekend service on all lines.

Sunday, December 28

  • Regular weekend service on all lines.
  • Meadowlands service operates for the Giants-Eagles game (1:00 PM kickoff).
  • Additional shuttle train service will operate between New York and Secaucus to support travel to/from Secaucus for connecting service to the Meadowlands.

Monday, December 29

  • Modified weekday schedules on the NEC and NJCL. On these two lines, certain morning peak period trains are cancelled.
  • Regular weekday service on all other lines.
  • Additional serviceto New York during the mid- to late-morning hours on the NEC, NJCL and M&E/Midtown Direct.
  • All service information for this day is found in the regular weekday printable timetables HERE.

Tuesday, December 30

  • Modified weekday schedules on the NEC and NJCL. On these two lines, certain morning peak period trains are cancelled.
  • Regular weekday service on all other lines.
  • Additional service to New York during the mid- to late-morning hours on the NEC, NJCL and M&E/Midtown Direct.
  • All service information for this day is found in the regular weekday printable timetables HERE.

For complete rail schedule information, use the “Station-to-Station Trip Planner” features HERE.

This is also a great time of year for families to take advantage of some special offers.  We are extending our Family SuperSaver Fare,which allows two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult for two straight weeks. 

Family SuperSaver will be in effect for the entire holiday period starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24th until 6 a.m. on Monday, January 5th .  Normally, this fare is only available on weekends and holidays.

For more information, call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.