NJ Transit Holiday Travel Service Information

24 Dec

NJ TRANSIT will offer extra service for the upcoming holidays to give customers more travel options, whether going to the mall for last-minute shopping, leaving work early to get a head start on the Christmas holiday or attending New Year’s Eve festivities.

In addition, NJ TRANSIT is offering a special extension of the Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.  Usually limited to weekends, the Family Super Saver Fare will be in effect continuously from 7 p.m. Friday, December 21 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, on all trains, buses and light rail lines.

On Monday, December 24, trains will operate on the current weekday schedule on all lines.  Additional “early getaway” service will operate from New York Penn Station, Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal starting at 1 p.m.on the Northeast CorridorNorth Jersey Coast (toLong Branch only), Raritan ValleyMorris & Essex (from New York only), Pascack Valley (modified getaway service) andPort Jervis lines.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Newark Light Rail and River Line will operate on a weekday schedule.

Bus schedules vary by route.  View bus holiday service information, including special timetables,  for Monday, December 24 here. Selected routes will operate on special holiday schedules to match service with ridership demand, including early getaway service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal between noon and 4 p.m. to accommodate the heaviest travel, with less frequent service during the peak periods and later in the evening due to lower ridership.  Early getaway service will also operate from the Jersey City Waterfront on the No. 64 and No. 68 bus routes.

On Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, trains will operate on a weekend/major holiday schedule on all rail lines.

Light rail service will operate as follow:

Holiday bus schedules vary by route—view bus holiday service information, including special timetables, for Tuesday, December 25 here.

On Wednesday, December 26 and Thursday, December 27, trains will operate on the current weekday schedule on all rail lines. Additional New York-bound trains will operate between 10 a.m. and noon on the Northeast Corridor.  Customers are encouraged to travel early, if possible, when ridership is light.  Select morning peak period trains on the Northeast Corridor will not operate due to expected light ridership.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Newark Light Rail and River Line will operate on a weekday schedule.

Buses will operate on a weekday schedule, with extra bus service to and from New York operating on selected routes after the morning and evening peak periods.

On Friday, December 28, trains will operate on the current weekday schedule on all rail lines.  Visit njtransit.com for detailed schedules. Additional New York-bound trains will operate between 10 a.m. and noon on the Northeast Corridor.  Customers are encouraged to travel early, if possible, when ridership is light.  Select morning peak period trains on the Northeast Corridor will not operate due to expected light ridership.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, Newark Light Rail and River Line will operate on a weekday schedule.

Buses will operate on a weekday schedule.  Selected routes will be adjusted to match service with ridership demand, including early getaway service from the Port Authority Bus Terminal between noon and 4 p.m. to accommodate the heaviest travel, with less frequent service during the peak periods and later in the evening due to lower ridership.

Monday, Dec. 24

 

Early getaway service from NewYork, Newark and Hoboken Early getaway servicefrom New York and the Jersey City Waterfront on selected routes

Weekday schedule

Tuesday, Dec. 25 Weekend/major holiday schedule Schedules vary by route

Consult timetable or visit njtransit.com

HBLR on weekend schedule

 

Newark Light Rail andRiver Line on Sunday schedule

Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Thursday, Dec. 27 Weekday schedule

 

Extra midday NY-bound service on NEC

Weekday schedule, with extra service to/from New York on selected routes

Weekday schedule

Friday, Dec. 28 Weekday schedule

 

Extra midday NY-bound service on NEC

Early getaway service from New York on selected routes

Weekday schedule

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