New Jersey Transit

Mountain Creek


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.

SHORE EXPRESS

Enjoy a shorter trip and one-seat ride to the Jersey Shore with our new express service. The new express trains will depart Penn Station New York at 7:52 am and 10:01 am stopping at Secaucus Junction, Newark Penn Station, Elizabeth, Rahway, Aberdeen Matawan, Red Bank, Long Branch, Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Belmar, Spring Lake, Manasquan, Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head without having to change trains in Long Branch. Return trips will depart Bay Head at 4:54 pm and 6:54 pm. This express service will operate on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays starting on June 28 and continuing through September 1.

NJ TRANSIT also operates additional trains between Long Branch and Bay Head on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

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 $31.50
Hoboken Terminal
Newark Penn Station
$23.50

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 23 at 7:00 am through Memorial Day, Monday, May 26 and on the following three Fridays: June 6, 13, and 20 at 7:00 am and throughout the weekends. Beach Packages will be sold daily thereafter from Monday, June 23 through Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014. 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.

Please refer to schedules for specific train departures

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.

Long Branch
On Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 9:00 am - 11:00 pm from May 23 - September 1, 2104.

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


FromBus Route No.
New York Port Authority Bus Terminal(Direct daily service June 21 - September 1) 137
Newark Penn Station (Direct daily service June 21 - September 1) 67
Journal Square Transportation Center Jersey City (Direct daily service June 21 - September 1) 67


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 21 - September 1, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only.

WILDWOOD AND CAPE MAY

FromBus Route
Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal and Broad Street at Snyder Avenue 316 (June 21 - September 1)
Walter Rand Transportation Center (Camden)551 & connect with the 316 at Avandale Park & Ride (June 21 - September 1)

NOTE: Bus Route No. 316 operates daily seasonal service to Wildwood and Cape May, June 21- September 1 (Labor Day). Service to Wildwood and Cape May is available daily year-round on Bus Route Nos. 313/315.

ATLANTIC CITY, WILDWOOD AND CAPE MAY (Daily)

FromBus Route
Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York)319 (Daily June 21 - September 1)

ATLANTIC CITY (Daily)

FromBus Route
Newark Penn Station319
Journal Square Transportation Center (Jersey City)319
Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal551

NOTE: Additional Express Service available June 21 - September 1 (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 21 and ends on September 1, 2014.

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