Why hassle with gas, traffic, tolls and parking? What kind of vacation is that? Start enjoying your trip to the shore the moment you get on a
NJ TRANSIT train or bus.
SAVE UP TO $6.50 WITH AN NJ TRANSIT BEACH PACKAGE
Get your round-trip train ride and beach pass for Long Branch, Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach and Belmar.
PACKAGE PRICE WHEN TRAVELING FROM:
|Penn Station New York
Newark Penn Station
Customers may use the transportation portion of the beach package for connecting travel from Hoboken Terminal, Main & Bergen County Line or Pascack Valley Line stations (except from Metro-North stations) to North Jersey Coast Line trains.
Beach Packages go on sale Friday, May 24 at 7:00 am through Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 and on the following three Fridays: June 7, 14, and 21 at 7:00 am and throughout the weekends. Beach Packages will be sold daily thereafter from Monday, June 24 through Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2013. Packages can be purchased from ticket agents and Ticket Vending Machines along the lines or at the stations listed above. When purchasing your package from a Ticket Vending Machine, choose Special Promotions and then select Beach Package. Beach Packages cannot be purchased on board trains.
NWK will be printed on Beach Package transportation tickets when the origin or destination station is Newark Penn Station. Tickets sold on Main & Bergen County Line and Pascack Valley Line locations (except from Metro-North stations) will be printed with NYP as the origin/destination. Tickets are non-transferable and will be confiscated if altered in any manner. No step-ups or stopovers are permitted. Beach package transportation and beach admission tickets are non-refundable.
ENHANCED TRAIN SERVICE
Starting Saturday, May 25, additional trains are added on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays to offer hourly service between Long Branch and Bay Head. Get train schedule information.
SHORE EZRide JITNEY
Your trip to the beach is even easier when you take SHORE EZride JITNEY, which will not only serve your favorite beaches but will take you to shopping and dining locations. NJ TRANSIT customers can ride the jitney FREE with a coupon. Just print the coupons available here and present to the jitney driver.
All days: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
May 18 - June 23: Saturdays, Sundays & Monday, May 27, Memorial Day
June 28 - September 2: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, Thursday, July 4 and Monday, September 2, Labor Day.
All days 9:00 am - 11:00 pm except 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm on Fridays until June 21
May 24 - September 2: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays plus Monday, May 27, Memorial Day; Thursday, July 4 and Monday, September 2, Labor Day.
Go to visitmonmouth.com for jitney information and shore activities.
BUSES TO JERSEY SHORE
Get to where the fun is on a bus to Seaside Heights/Seaside Park, Island Beach State Park, Atlantic City, Wildwood or Cape May.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS - SEASIDE PARK
Take Bus Route No. 67 from Newark Penn Station or Journal Square Transportation Center in Jersey City and transfer to Bus Route No. 137 at Toms River Park & Ride Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day between May 25 and June 16. Daily service to Seaside Heights and Seaside Park on the No. 67 and 137 No. 67 and 137 operates June 22 - September 2 (Labor Day).
ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK
Take Bus Route No. 137 from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York and let the driver know to continue on from Seaside Park to Island Beach State Park between June 22 - September 2, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only.
WILDWOOD AND CAPE MAY
|From||Bus Route No.
|Walter Rand Transportation Center (Camden)||313/315 or board bus No. 551 & connect with Rt. 316 at Avandale Park & Ride
|Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal – Avandale Park & Ride (Offers connecting service to and from Camden)||313/315 & 316
NOTE: Bus Route No. 313/315 operates year-round, however, seasonal service to Wildwood and Cape May operates daily, June 22 - September 2 (Labor Day).
ATLANTIC CITY, WILDWOOD AND CAPE MAY (Daily)
|From||Bus Route No.
|Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York)||319
ATLANTIC CITY (Daily)
|From||Bus Route No.
|Newark Penn Station||319
|Journal Square Transportation Center (Jersey City)||319
NOTE: Additional Express Service available June 22 - September 2 (Labor Day). Schedules are subject to change. Consult a timetable for express service to and from your destination. Service to Cape May begins on June 22 and ends on September 2, 2013.
Get bus schedules.