NJ TRANSIT can help you reach American Dream, New Jersey's new entertainment, retail, and dining destination in the Meadowlands, with easy access from multiple local bus routes.
American Dream, developed by Triple Five Group, is the premier destination for indoor entertainment, just four miles from New York City. Experience an immersive 3 million square feet of shopping, dining, and world record-breaking rides at DreamWorks Water Park or Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park. Additional attractions include ice skating at The Rink, indoor snowboarding or skiing at Big SNOW, 3D art at TiLT Museum, and two types of year-round mini golf — Blacklight or Angry Birds. New Jersey’s first LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and SEA LIFE® Aquarium are anticipated to open this summer.
You can also expect to see flagship locations for H&M, Uniqlo, and PRIMARK, as well as Lululemon, Sephora, Aritzia, Zara and IT’SUGAR, the world’s first “candy department store.”
For fun dining options, check out Wetzel’s Pretzels, Grisini Coffee, Cinnabon, Panda Bubble Tea, Real Fruit Bubble Tea, Red Mango and more. The Coca-Cola Eats food court features an expanded list of local and international cuisine, including Popeyes, PORA Ramen, Charley’s Philly Steaks, Kelly’s Cajun Grill, Latin Grill, Taco Bell, Wendy’s and more.
Important Note About Tickets
Check the American Dream website for hours of operation and ticket availability before buying your round-trip transit tickets in advance.
Local Bus Service
Three local bus routes serve American Dream:
- 85 Hoboken/Union City - American Dream
- 703 Paterson/Passaic - American Dream
- 772 Hackensack - American Dream
Service from New York City
Starting Saturday, May 29, hourly bus service on the No. 355 line will operate from Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT), Gate 305 on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.
Plan Your Trip
Plan your trip for schedules and fare options.
- Purchase your tickets on the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App prior to travel. The app offers the most convenient way to purchase your ticket or pass.
- Most local buses require exact change in coins or $1 bills.
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