Fares and Ticket Info

Fares to Port Authority/Midtown Fares from locations throughout New Jersey
Fares to Wall Street Fares from locations throughout New Jersey
Where to Purchase Tickets Academy Bus commuter tickets may be purchased at these ticket agent locations.

Fare Zones
Each route/ origin point is associated with a fare zone. Fare zones are listed on PDF schedules and on the schedule database results. The fare zone price chart is available under the PDF schedules link.

Ticket Policy
Tickets are valid for the following time periods from the date of purchase: One way- One year, 10 Trip- 30 days, Monthly Pass- valid only for the month shown on the face of the pass. Any request for refund must be received prior to the expiration date, is subject to one-way fare deductions for trips used (on multi-packs), and a 10% refund handling charge. No refund on monthly passes.

Cash Ticket Purchases
We do not sell tickets on buses.  Passengers can pay cash fare to the driver with exact fare only.  Unfortunately, our drivers do not carry change.  Passengers departing from the Port Authority Bus Terminal must have a vaild ticket as cash will not be accepted.

Holiday Service Schedule
Academy will operate Sunday service on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. President’s Day will operate a Saturday schedule. Limited Wall Street service will be operated on President's Day.  There will be no Wall Street service on any of the other holidays listed. On all other holidays or on days before or after major holidays, there may be service adjustments made to our normal schedules. Please check notices posted in terminals, on buses, or check on our website.

Senior Citizens
Passengers 62 years of age or older ride at the senior citizen reduced fare at all times. 
Customers purchasing senior citizen tickets at ticket windows are not required to provide any proof of age.
When a passenger presents a senior citizen ticket or pays a senior citizen fare, bus operators should make a judgment as to whether the passenger is entitles to senior citizen fares without proof of age. If the bus operator is unsure of the passenger’s eligibility, ID should be requested.

Children’s Fares
When accompanied by an adult, children under 5 years of age not occupying a seat to the exclusion of other passengers may ride free. Children under 5 years of age occupying a seat to the exclusion of other passengers pay the regular adult fare.

Please…
For the comfort of all passengers, these rules must be observed while riding the bus: No smoking, no eating or drinking, no littering, no radios without headphones, no personal items on the seat next to you. Please limit cell phone usage to urgent matters only.
 

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