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George Washington Bridge Bus Station Reopens: Speed Your Trip & Buy before Boarding
May 10, 2017


NJ TRANSIT will expedite the boarding process at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station following the station’s reopening, to improve the overall customer experience by getting riders home faster.

Cash will no longer be accepted on buses departing the George Washington Bridge Bus Station. Customers are required to purchase their tickets/passes or use electronic ticketing via MyTix before boarding the bus.                                                         

                                                                  Buy Before Boarding

Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs)

  • Located across from the NJ TRANSIT ticket windows on thepassenger waiting room level.

Electronic Tickets

  • Electronic ticketing through the MyTix feature of the NJ TRANSIT mobile app - available free of charge on web enabled iOS and Android devices.

Ticket Agents: Ticket office hours are as follows:

  • Weekdays: 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Weekends/Holidays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Gate Assignments

Bus Route Number
     Gate Assignment
No. 171   Gate 12
No. 175
Gate 13
No. 178
Gate 17
No. 181
Gate 14
No. 182 Gate 18
No. 186
Gate 15
No. 188 
Gate 11

More Information

  • New waiting area with seating for 125 customers.
  • Departure/Information Boards throughout the station.
  • Waiting room, ticketing, and restrooms located in the new pavilion (third floor).
  • Direct access to MTA’s A Train and 175th Street subway station on lower level at a later date.
    • Customers who need access to the A Train should exit the station on to Fort Washington Avenue and walk one block southto the subway entrance at 177th Street until further notice.
  • All bus gates are ADA compliant. Customers requiring ADA assistance will no longer need to make reservations.

For more information, click HERE

NJ TRANSIT information can be obtained by visiting or by calling NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.