MetLife Stadium: NJ TRANSIT Offers Shuttle Service for BTS Concert - Saturday, May 18 & Sunday, May 19, 2019
Fans planning to attend concerts by K-pop superstars BTS at MetLife Stadium on May 18 and 19 can get there safely and securely by using NJ TRANSIT’s special Meadowlands rail shuttle and bus service to the concerts.
Click HERE for Rail service schedule.
Important note: As large crowds exit the concerts following the event, customers may be subject to up to two hour wait times to board trains from MetLife Stadium to Secaucus. The rail line from MetLife Stadium has the operational capacity to move approximately 7,500 customers per hour. In advance of the events, customers are strongly advised to check the times of final train connections in Secaucus. Buses will provide transportation from Secaucus to MetLife Stadium prior to the 4:17 p.m. start of rail service, Buses will also supplement rail service from MetLife Stadium to Secaucus following the event. Customers may experience wait times boarding buses at Secaucus prior to the start of rail service.
In order to use the bus shuttle, customers MUST buy a rail ticket.
Bus shuttle service to MetLife Stadium beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Secaucus Junction to MetLife Stadium: Bus service will begin at9:30 a.m. and will operate until rail service begins, operating between Secaucus Junction, Platform #10 and MetLife Stadium Lot C, which is adjacent to the NJ TRANSIT rail station. Buses will operate as a “load and go’’ system.
Note: Rail tickets cover the cost of this bus service, and there is NO additional fee for bus service at this event.
Customers are strongly advised to plan ahead and carefully check rail schedules for service from Secaucus to Penn Station New York and Hoboken Terminal after the event. Following the event there will be limited direct service to Hoboken.
Bus shuttle service from MetLife Stadium
Buses will supplement rail service from MetLife Stadium to Secaucus following the event. Customers may experience wait times boarding buses.
Note: In order to use the bus shuttle, customers MUST purchase a rail ticket.
Rail Service to MetLife Stadium beginning at 4:17 p.m.
Penn Station New York to MetLife Stadium: There is no direct train service from Penn StationNew York to MetLife Stadium. Customers may take any NJ TRANSIT train that stops at Secaucus Junction and then transfer to special Meadowlands-bound trains. Departure boards at Penn Station New York will display SEC on trains which stop at Secaucus.
Secaucus Junction to MetLife Stadium: Rail service will depart Secaucus Junction for MetLife Stadium beginning at 4:17 p.m., then every 8-16 minutes, with the last Stadium-bound trains departing Secaucus 8:17 p.m.
Hoboken to MetLife Stadium: There are no direct trains from Hoboken to MetLife Stadium. Customers can take any Main, Bergen County, Pascack Valley or Port Jervis Line train to Secaucus and transfer to Meadowlands-bound trains.
Rail service from MetLife Stadium
MetLife Stadium to Penn Station New York: There is no direct train service from MetLife Stadium to Penn Station New York. Customers must take trains to Secaucus Junction and then transfer to any NJ TRANSIT train traveling toward New York.
MetLife Stadium to Secaucus Junction: Trains will operate hourly beginning at 5:24 p.m. through 9:24 p.m. Following the event, trains will operate every 10 minutes until the crowds dissipate, and then every 15 to 20 minutes as needed. The last train is scheduled to depart from the Meadowlands at 1 a.m. Please check your connection times at Secaucus to allow ample time to connect to the last train of the evening to your final destination. Note: Buses will also provide limited service from MetLife Stadium to Secaucus following the event to supplement rail service.
Note: Customers traveling on NJ TRANSIT trains to the Meadowlands Sports Complex should purchase their round-trip tickets from their originating station TO MEADOWLANDS STATION to avoid delays boarding trains. Tickets purchased on the train will include a $5 surcharge for each ticket.
Customers connecting with trains at Secaucus should check the train schedules and allow for additional time in order to make those connections.
- Purchase round-trip tickets in advance to avoid potentially long lines.
- Use the MyTix feature on NJ TRANSIT’s mobile app for a seamless experience.
- Plan accordingly. Customers should familiarize themselves with NJ TRANSIT schedules and fares prior to starting their trip. Tosee the schedules and fare information, visit njtransit.com.
- A clear bag policy is in effect for the concert. Any type of clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bag that is 12”x6’’x12’’ or less in size is permitted. For more information on the bag policy and permitted/prohibited items,visit metlifestadium.com.
For more information and language assistance, please call NJ TRANSIT Customer Service at (973) 275-5555 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.