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April 3, 2012

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will offer “early getaway” bus service on Friday, April 6, from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York for the benefit of customers observing Passover and Good Friday.  In addition, families can take advantage of savings all weekend long through NJ TRANSIT’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult. 


On Friday, April 6, NJ TRANSIT rail and light rail lines will operate on a weekday schedule.  Bus schedules vary by route—customers are advised to check their timetables or visit for schedule information.  Selected routes will operate on special holiday schedules to match service with customer demand, including early getaway service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal starting around 1 p.m. Visit for special holiday timetables.   


On Friday, April 6, extra trips will operate on the following bus routes:


  • No. 113 Dunellen-New York
  • No. 114 Bridgewater-New York
  • No. 126 Hoboken-New York
  • No. 129 Secaucus-Union City-New York
  • No. 158 Fort Lee-Edgewater-New York
  • No. 161 Paterson-Passaic-New York
  • No. 162 Maywood-New York
  • No. 163 Ridgewood-New York
  • No. 164 Midland Park-Fair Lawn-New York
  • No. 165 Westwood-New York
  • No. 166 Cresskill-Bergenfield-New York
  • No. 167 Harrington Park-Teaneck-New York
  • No. 177 Harrington Park-New Milford-New York
  • No. 190 Paterson-Rutherford-New York
  • No. 192 Clifton-New York
  • No. 193 Willowbrook-New York
  • No. 194 Stockholm-West Milford-New York
  • No. 197 Warwick-Wayne-New York


On weekends and holidays, kids ride free on NJT


For Good Friday/Passover, NJ TRANSIT’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult, will be in effect from 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5 until 6 a.m. Monday, April 9. 


For schedule and fare information, visit or call 973-275-5555.




NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 164 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.