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Customers Traveling to the Atlantic City Airshow Can Save 50% Off Rail Tickets To/From Atlantic City Using the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App

August 3, 2023

NEWARK, NJ NJ TRANSIT is welcoming visitors to the Atlantic City Airshow on August 16th with additional rail service and an offer for half-priced train tickets in the NJ TRANSIT mobile app! Attendees can use a one-time promotional code in NJ TRANSIT’s mobile app good for 50% off two one-way Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) tickets with an origin or destination of Atlantic City. NJ TRANSIT will also operate additional rail service on the ACRL to/from the Atlantic City Airshow, which will serve Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, providing an additional opportunity for attendees to travel to the airshow.

For additional information on NJ TRANSIT discounts to the Air Show visit

In addition to the Atlantic City Rail Line’s regular weekday service, NJ TRANSIT will provide the following additional roundtrip service to/from Philadelphia.

Additional Service on Atlantic City Rail Line (8/16/23)

  • 8:27 a.m. departure from Philadelphia arriving in Atlantic City at 10:05 a.m.
  • 5:39 p.m. departure from Atlantic City arriving in Philadelphia at 7:26 p.m. 

Travel Flexibility

ACRL tickets and monthly passes are honored at all times for service on Bus Route Nos. 551 and 554. Customers can also present rail tickets and passes to ride the jitney between the Atlantic City Rail Terminal and other local points of interest. 

Military Discount and Child fares

Military Personnel and their dependents may use the one-way reduced ticket upon presenting their valid military or military-dependent ID cards. Eligible military personnel include Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard, and those with official “Retired” status from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard. When purchasing your ticket from a ticket vending machine or through the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App, select Senior/Disabled to obtain the discounted fare. Veterans with service-connected disabilities may present a valid Veterans Affairs (VA) identification card that indicates “service-connected” to use the one-way reduced ticket option.

Children (ages 5-11) save 50 percent and up to three children (ages 4 and under) ride free with a customer paying any valid fare.

The Atlantic City Rail Station is just a few blocks from Atlantic City’s free beaches and boardwalk, which will offer great views of the Airshow. The Atlantic City Airshow is free to the public, and events begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16th.  For more information about the Airshow please visit

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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 253 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 166 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 19,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.