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Discount Packages Include Beach Excursions, Buy One, Get One and More

May 22, 2024

NEWARK, NJ — Whether you’re headed to the beach, or any of New Jersey’s great summer destinations, you can take advantage of NJ TRANSIT’s exceptional promotional discounts beginning today, May 22, and running throughout the summer. Both new and returning customers can save on summer travel by using various promotional codes in the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, including beach excursion fare discounts for low-cost, round-trip weekday tickets to some of New Jersey’s most popular shore destinations. Details for all promotions can be found at In addition, Memorial Day weekend will have early getaway service and additional Jersey Shore shuttle train service to kick off the summer season!

There is also a great offer to bring a friend along with a “Buy One, Get One Free” deal where customers can get a free trip for a traveling companion with the purchase of a round-trip ticket. NJ TRANSIT has plenty of deals and discounts for everyone, with beach packages, rail service to the Monmouth Park Racetrack, and more!


Memorial Day weekend service enhancements

On Friday, May 24 early getaway service will be offered on bus and rail. 

  • From approximately 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., extra outbound trains will operate on the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex and Port Jervis lines. To accommodate the earlier ridership demand, select trains on the NEC, NJCL and RVL that normally operate between 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. will be cancelled or combined, and certain connections at Secaucus and Newark Penn Station will be adjusted. Visit or see rail timetables for details.
  • Extra buses will operate from the Port Authority Bus Terminal on more than two dozen bus routes starting around noon. Visit for details. 


On Saturday, May 25-Monday, May 27

  • The Bay Head-Long Branch shuttle is enhanced with an increase in frequency to hourly service from approximately 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.
  • BetMGM Meadowlands Rail Line service will operate on Sunday, May 26 for The Rolling Stones concert at MetLife Stadium.
  • Port Jervis Line substitute bus service will operate on Saturday and Sunday. On Monday, regular weekend rail service will operate on the Port Jervis Line along with holiday extra Train 88 (from Port Jervis to Hoboken).


As an added incentive to travel this summer, customers who use a promotion code during the summer will receive 100 bonus points in NJT REWARDS, NJ TRANSIT’s free loyalty program. Customers automatically earn NJT REWARDS points for their ticket purchases in the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App, and the points can be redeemed for offers at local merchants & attractions, as well as national brands. Customers are eligible to receive a total 100 bonus points regardless of the number of promotion codes used during the summer.  


Beach Excursion Fares

Get to the Jersey Shore from NYC for under $20 on weekdays! NJ TRANSIT customers traveling to Long Branch and stations farther south on the North Jersey Coast Line can use a special promo code in the to receive a spectacular savings of over 40% off regular fares. That means that customers coming from New York City can visit the shore in Long Branch for less than $20 round-trip!


Beginning today, customers can use the promo code to receive this discount through May 31st.  Visit the site for the code and details on how to save.  Customers can check for a new code each month. Promo codes are valid only for same-day, weekday activation, and each code allows customers to purchase and activate up to two round-trip tickets at a time. The code is limited to one use per customer per week and must include a destination of Long Branch or any station south of Long Branch on NJ TRANSIT’s North Jersey Coast Line to receive the special savings.


Customers in South Jersey can get to the shore too! Beginning today, customers can use a promo code in the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App to receive an amazing 40% savings off travel on the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) between Philadelphia and Atlantic City in May. Customers will also need to check for a new code each month. Promo codes are only valid for same-day activation, and each code allows customers to purchase and activate up to two round-trip tickets at a time. The codes are limited to one use per customer per month.


Summer in the City!

NJ TRANSIT customers can also use promo codes in the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App to receive a 40% discounted round-trip ride to Philadelphia. The code allows customers to purchase and activate up to two round-trip tickets, which must both be activated on the same day. The code can only be redeemed once per customer during the summer, so be sure to make the most of your trip!


Show your friends how easy, convenient and affordable NJ TRANSIT is throughout the summer. Start by using the bring a friend promo code in the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App to “Buy One, Get One Free” round-trip between any origin and destination during the month of May. Then, visit for a new code each month.  Only one code may be used per customer per month during the promotion and all tickets expire at the end of the promotion on September 3 at 2:00 a.m.


NJ TRANSIT customers can take advantage of all these great summer deals by using the promotional codes during the eligible dates when purchasing tickets through the NJ TRANSIT Mobile App. These special offers are only available through the mobile app.


Important note: All offers are non-transferable, non-refundable, app-only, and cannot be combined with other offers. All tickets will expire at the end of the promotional period on September 3 at 2:00 a.m. and are valid only while supplies last. Click here for additional information regarding NJ TRANSIT’s Summer Promotions.


More Summer Savings!



  • Beach Packages:  Save up to $6.50 on admission to Asbury Park or Ocean Grove beaches on weekends and holidays starting on May 25 by purchasing a round-trip train fare and a discounted beach pass for one low price! Available only at NJ TRANSIT ticket vending machines (choose “Beach Package”) or at ticket windows. Visit for more information.


  • Monmouth Park: NJ TRANSIT is off to the races at Monmouth Park Racetrack this season with a great discount package! NJ TRANSIT customers can take North Jersey Coast Line trains to Monmouth Park Station when the track is open for live racing, through September 15th. NJ TRANSIT’s Monmouth Park Package, which includes round-trip transportation, general admission and an official racing program, is a total savings of up to $6.50 off the face value if purchased separately. The Monmouth Park package is available only at TVMs and ticket office windows. You can find more information at



NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 925,000 weekday trips on 263 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.