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Enjoy Your Quiet Commute Time on NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSITs Quiet Commute offers rail customers the ability to relax or work without distractions in a quiet, subdued environment. As a friendly reminder, please observe the programs guidelines when riding in a Quiet Commute rail car.

Here are some tips to help you identify a Quiet Commute rail car and what to expect.

  • Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Disable the sound feature on your electronic devices.
  • Refrain from cell phone use.
  • Conduct conversations in subdued voices.
  • Maintain a low headphone volume to avoid distracting other passengers.

Designated Quiet Commute cars are available on all trains arriving at or departing from terminal stations on weekdays between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. based on the following:

Trains To/From Newark Penn Station and Penn Station New York

  • Northeast Corridor, Raritan Valley, Morris & Essex and Montclair-Boonton lines - first and last open cars on all trains.
  • North Jersey Coast Line - first and last open cars on all trains except Bay Head shuttles, which use the first open car at the front of the train

Trains To/From Hoboken Terminal

  • Morris & Essex, Montclair-Boonton, Main/ Bergen County, Port Jervis, Pascack Valley and North Jersey Coast lines - first open car traveling to Hoboken and last open car traveling from Hoboken.

Trains To/From Philadelphia's 30th Street Station (when Atlantic City Rail Line reopens).

  • Atlantic City Rail Line - first open car traveling to Philadelphia and last open car traveling to Atlantic City.

For more details on Quiet Commute, visit and click "Rider Tools" → "Quiet Commute," or call (973) 275-5555 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily.

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