Six Flags Great Adventure Bus Service resumes this weekend | Morristown Minute

NJ Transit is offering “Early Getaway” service for Memorial Day weekend – Transit to Six Flags Great Adventure, Hurricane Harbor and Monmouth Park Racetrack!

NJ Transit is kicking off Memorial Day weekend with “early escape” train and bus service on Friday, May 27 to help customers traveling for the holiday long weekend.

Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to take advantage of NJ Transit’s travel options to destinations such as Six Flags Great Adventure or Hurricane Harbor and Monmouth Park.

Friday May 27:

  • From approximately 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., additional departure trains will run; Stops at Newark Airport will be added to some trains and some connections at Secaucus will be adjusted. Visit or check train schedules for details.
  • Additional buses will operate from the Port Authority bus station on more than two dozen bus routes from around noon. Visit for details.

Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29:

Rail: the service will operate on a regular weekend schedule.

Bus: the service will operate on a regular weekend schedule.

Light Rail:

  • The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit will operate on Saturdays and Sundays respectively.
  • Newark Light Rail will operate on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
  • River LINE will operate on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Memorial Day, Monday, May 30:

Rail: Trains will run on a major weekend/holiday schedule on all lines.

Bus: Most bus lines operate on a Saturday or Sunday schedule. Customers are encouraged to check their schedules or visit for schedule information.

NOTE: Buses may be subject to detours and service delays for Memorial Day parades in different cities. See for details.

Light Rail:

  • The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule.
  • Newark Light Rail will operate on a Saturday/Holiday schedule.
  • River LINE will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule.

NJ TRANSIT Summer Show!

Six Flags Great Adventure or Hurricane Harbor: From May 28 to September 5, NJ TRANSIT bus customers can use express bus #308 to travel to and from the park (and again for Fright Fest). Bus #308 runs between Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York and Six Flags, with an intermediate stop at Newark Penn Station. For more details, visit

Ticket prices for Six Flags via NJTN.J. Transit

Monmouth Park: NJ TRANSIT is heading to the races at Monmouth Park Racecourse this season with a great discounted package! NJ TRANSIT customers can take North Jersey Coast Line trains to Monmouth Park station when the track is open for live racing (May 7) through September 18, 2022.

Tickets are valid:

  • Fridays: June 3 to September 2
  • Saturdays: May 7 to September 17
  • Sundays: May 8 to September 18
  • Every Monday in August: from August 1 to 29
  • Holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day

NJ TRANSIT’s Monmouth Park package includes round-trip transportation, general admission, and an official race program, and costs only the price of the round-trip fare plus $3.50, a total savings of $6.50 $ on face value if purchased separately. The Monmouth Park pass is only available at TVM ticket offices and box offices. You can find more information at

And you don’t have to live or work along NJ TRANSIT’s North Jersey Coast Line to take the train to Monmouth Park! With easy connections between most rail lines and the North Jersey Coast Line, you can even cross the finish line before the jockeys. For complete information on timetables and fares, click here.

Don’t forget all that Monmouth Park has to offer!

All your favorite events and festivals are back, including Family Fun Day every Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, plus other holiday events with bouncy castles, pony rides, face painting, and more!

In addition, coolers are permitted in the picnic area. Enjoy excellent on-site dining at Blu Grotto Ristorante and the Beer Garden at Blu Grotto. Dine trackside at various indoor and outdoor locations. Caesars Sportsbook at Monmouth Park is open seven days a week.


  • Saturday, May 7: Opening Day: The Shore’s Biggest Kentucky Derby Party
  • Sunday, May 8: Mother’s Day: Take Mom on the Trail
  • Saturday May 28 – Monday May 30: Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
  • Sunday June 5: Irish Day
  • Saturday, June 11: Cooler Giveaway
  • Sunday June 19: Father’s Day at the Track
  • Saturday June 25 & Sunday June 26: Wine & Pizza Festival
  • Sunday July 10: Car Show & Oldies Day
  • Saturday July 16: Ladies’ Day
  • Saturday July 23: Haskell Day
  • Saturday July 30 and Sunday July 31: Italian party and wine tasting
  • Saturday August 6: Around the world: an international gastronomic festival
  • Saturday August 13 & Sunday August 14: Surf & Turf Seafood Festival
  • Saturday August 20: Live and local music festival
  • Sunday August 28: NJ Thoroughbred Festival & Giveaway
  • Saturday September 3 – Monday September 5: BBQ & Craft Beer Festival
  • Saturday September 10: Food Trucktemberfest

For more information about Monmouth Park, call 732-222-5100 or visit the Monmouth Park website at

travel tips

  • Check the timetables in advance: Plan your trip online or with the NJ TRANSIT mobile app to take advantage of additional trains and buses.
  • Allow additional travel time: Traffic congestion over the holiday long weekend can affect bus travel times, especially on routes using the Garden State Parkway to shore points. Customers should plan accordingly.
  • Ticketing: Buy return tickets at the start of your trip to expedite your return. Use the NJ TRANSIT mobile app, ticket vending machines, or consult a ticket agent, if available, to avoid possible surcharges. Customers on buses departing from the Port Authority Bus Station (PABT) are reminded that tickets must be purchased before boarding the bus.
  • Luggage: Travel as light as possible. Passengers with luggage or parcels must use the luggage racks or the areas reserved for luggage. In multi-level trains, customers with large bags must use the mezzanines located at the ends of each car.
  • Stay connected to NJ TRANSIT social media during your ride. Look for train, bus or light rail specific Twitter accounts for the best information


@NJTRANSIT_ME (Morris-Essex)

@NJTRANSIT_NBUS (North Jersey Bus)


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Melvin Z. Madore