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Special Bus Schedules To/From New York on December 31 and January 1
December 10, 2012


During the evening of New Year's Eve (Monday, December 31) and continuing through the early morning hours of New Year’s Day (Tuesday, January 1), NJ TRANSIT will operate either a regular weekday or special holiday schedule on all bus lines serving New York City. 

Extra service will operate on Monday afternoon on select Port Authority Bus Terminal bus routes for customers traveling to the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. 

Inbound to New York

Afternoon and Early Evening on New Year’s Eve (3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.)

  • Customers traveling to New York for the festivities, extra service will operate on Routes 126, 129, 139, 156, 158, 159, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 190, 191, 192, 197 and 320 routes that includes additional bus service provided from the following Park & Rides:  Allwood, Clifton Commons, Howell, Manalapan (Gordon’s Corner), Marlboro (Union Hill), Midland Park, North Bergen, Old Bridge and Ringwood.

Early Morning on New Year’s Day (after midnight)

  • Additional inbound service to New York operate on the No. 126 Hoboken line every 15-30 minutes until 4:00 a.m., on the No. 190 Paterson–New York line every 30 minutes until 6:00 a.m., and on the No. 320 from Mill Creek/Harmon Meadow every 30 minutes until 2:00 a.m.

Outbound to New Jersey (12 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.)

  • After midnight, expanded service will operate from the following PABT Gates:

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ROUTE                 SERVICE  UNTIL GATE  NO.   ROUTE                            SERVICE UNTIL   GATE NO.  
             
107 Irvington-Ivy Hill 1:45 AM 316
165 Westwood (TPK Exp) 3:00 AM 324
108 Newark 1:15 AM 316
166 Dumont (via Blvd E) 5:30 AM 325
113 Dunellen (via North Avenue) 1:30 AM 406

166 Dumont (TPK Exp)

3:30 AM 324
114 Somerville 1:45 AM 407
167 Dumont 3:45 AM 326
116 Perth Amboy 12:30 AM

168 Hackensack (via Blvd E) 3:20 AM    325     
123 Union City 2:30 AM 303
190 Secaucus-Rutherford 5:30 AM 413
125 Journal Square 2:40 AM 303
190 Paterson (Express) 2:00 AM 412
126 Hoboken 4:00 AM 323
190 Paterson (local) 5:30 AM 413
127 Ridgefield 12:15 AM 304
191 Clifton-Little Falls 3:30 AM 404
129 Secaucus (Harmon Cove 3:00 AM 318
192 Clifotn (via Allwood P&R) 2:40 AM 404
139 Lakewood 5:30 AM 321
194 Newfoundland 1:30 AM 405
156 Englewood Cliffs 2:00 AM 305
195 Clifton-Cedar Grove 12:00 AM 404
158 Edgewater-Fort Lee 3:00 AM 301
197 Pomp Lakes-Ringwood 2:00 AM 405
159 Fort Lee 5:30 AM 305 197 Warwick 11:00 PM 405
161 Paterson 2:30 AM 406 199 Clifton 12:40 AM 404
163 Ridgewood Terminal 4:00 AM 409 319 Atlantic City 11:30 PM 319
164 Midland Park 2:20 AM 408 320 North Bergen P&R 5:30 AM 320
165 Westwood (via Blvd E) 4:00 AM 325 320 Harmon Meadows - Mill Creek 5:30 AM 320

Between 10:01 p.m. and 5:59 a.m., all service will depart from the Upper bus level and North Wing Gates at the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT).  All passengers departing the PABT MUST purchase their ticket before boarding the bus.  Round trip tickets may be purchased from your bus operator inbound to New York or from either NJ TRANSIT ticket windows 1-10 or from Ticket Vending Machines located throughout the terminal.

Buses will return to their normal departure platforms at 6:00 a.m.  All normal fares and fare programs will be in effect on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.