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List of NJ Transit bus routes (100–199)

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#7103 on 139 express line via Route 9 in Old Bridge.

New Jersey Transit operates interstate bus routes in northern New Jersey, most terminating at the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) in Midtown Manhattan. There are several routes to the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal and one serves Lower Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. Some of the routes that use the Lincoln Tunnel to the PABT travel along the marginal road of Route 495 allowing for local connections in Hudson County.

Below, the routes are listed by, region, and number.

List of NJ Transit bus routes (100–199) Intro articles: 1

Northern Division

Northern Division routes go to points in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties in New Jersey, along with Orange County in New York.

From the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal and GWB Plaza

Route New Jersey terminal Major streets Notes History Garage
171 Paterson Broadway Bus Terminal GWB Plaza, Route 4, Broadway
  • Inter City Transportation Company, a Maplewood Equipment Company subsidiary (1933) 40
  • Market Street
175 Ridgewood Bus Terminal GWB Plaza, Route 4, Cedar Lane, Passaic Street, Maple Avenue
  • Garden State Bus Lines (1935) as 45
  • Market Street
178 Hackensack Bus Transfer GWB Plaza, Route 4, Grand Avenue, Teaneck Road, Englewood Avenue
  • Market Street
181/info Bergenline Station GWB Plaza, Palisade Avenue, Bergenline Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour and Saturday Service only
  • Meadowlands
182 Hackensack Bus Transfer GWB Plaza, Fort Lee Road, DeGraw Avenue
  • Market Street
186 Dumont GWB Plaza, Sylvan Avenue, Palisades Avenue, Teaneck Road
  • Market Street
188 West New York GWB Plaza, River Road-Edgewater, 60 Street/Kennedy Boulevard
  • Meadowlands

To Hudson County

Route Terminals Major streets Notes History Garage
119 Bayonne PABT JFK Boulevard
Central Avenue
  • Replaced the Red & Tan 99S effective November 7, 2011. Also serves Journal Square.
  • Late night trips operate now, service previously offered by the #10.
  • Sunday service began on 8/31/19
  • Academy Bus Lines Hoboken Garage
120 Bayonne Wall Street Avenue C
  • Began service in 1990 as variant of 81; originally route 81W
  • Greenville
121 North Bergen PABT 32 Street, Westside Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service only (AM to North Bergen, PM to New York)
  • Began service by NJ Transit in 1986
  • Meadowlands
122 Paterson Plank Road
North End
Secaucus
PABT Paterson Plank Road
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service only (AM to New York, PM to Paterson)
  • Began service by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of 190
  • Meadowlands
  • Wayne
123 Christ Hospital or
9th-Congress Station
Jersey City
PABT 9th Street-Congress Street, Palisade Avenue
  • Originally operated by Hudson Bus Transportation Company as the 3.
  • Extended to Christ Hospital in 2008.
  • Meadowlands
124 Harmon Cove
Secaucus
PABT County Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour and Early Saturday Morning service only
  • Began service by NJ Transit in 1998 as a variant of 129
  • Meadowlands
125 Journal Square PABT Kennedy Boulevard
  • Originally operated by North Boulevard Transportation Company as 5
  • Meadowlands
126 Hoboken Terminal or Hamilton Park, Jersey City PABT Washington Street, Willow Avenue
  • Greenville
  • Meadowlands
  • Hilton
  • Ironbound
128 Nungessers
North Bergen
PABT Boulevard East
  • Began service by NJ Transit in 1992 as a short run of 166
  • Fairview
  • Meadowlands
  • Howell
129 Harmon Cove or
Secaucus Junction
Secaucus
PABT Meadowlands Parkway
  • Originally Hudson Bus Transportation Company as 6
  • Meadowlands

To Hudson and Bergen from PABT

Route Terminal Major points Notes History Garage
127 Ridgefield Tonnelle Station
Tonnelle Avenue
  • Meadowlands
144 Paramus or Elmwood Park Reverse peak service serves Marginal Road Union City
Moonachie Avenue, Essex Street, Route 4
  • Weekday peak hour service only
  • Began service under NJ Transit in 1996 as a variant of 164
  • Oradell
145 Fair Lawn Century Road, Morlot Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to Fair Lawn, PM to New York)
  • Began service in 2000
  • Market Street
148 Midland Park Route 208, Goffle Road
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service only (AM to Midland Park, PM to New York)
  • Began service by NJT in 1996 as a variant of 164
  • Market Street
151 Paterson
Express between PABT and Ridgefield Park
New Jersey Turnpike, US Route 46, Washington Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to New York, PM to Paterson)
  • Began service under NJT in 2010 as a variant of 161
  • Formerly 161T Turnpike Express
  • Wayne
153 Fairview New Jersey Turnpike, Anderson Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to New York, PM to Fort Lee)
  • Began service under NJT in 2010 as a variant of 159
  • Formerly 159T Turnpike Express
  • Fairview
154 Fort Lee JFK Boulevard, Bergen Boulevard
  • No Sunday Service
  • Originally Hudson Bus Transportation Company as Route 4
  • Fairview
155 Teaneck Tonnelle Avenue, US Route 46
  • Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to New York), PM to Teaneck
  • Introduced by NJT in 1996 as a variant of 168
  • Oradell
156 Englewood Cliffs Bergenline, Nungessers, Palisades Avenue, GWB Plaza, Sylvan Avenue
  • Combination of former Maplewood Equipment Company routes 6 and 10, and Transport of New Jersey route 61
  • Fairview
156R Englewood Cliffs Weehawken Port Imperial, River Road, Gorge Road, Palisade Avenue, GWB Plaza
  • Originally Maplewood Equipment Company as the 6
  • Fairview
157 Ridgefield Tonnelle Avenue, US Route 46
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Ridgefield)
  • Introduced by NJT in 1996 as a variant of 168
  • Oradell
158 Fort Lee
(Med West)
Weehawken Port Imperial, River Road, Gorge Road, Palisade Avenue, GWB Plaza
  • Originally Maplewood Equipment Company as the 8
  • Fairview
159 Fort Lee
(Linwood Park)
Bergenline and Anderson, GWB Plaza full-time local service
River Road (rush hour R trips only)
  • Originally Maplewood Equipment Company as the 7 and 9
  • Fairview
160 Elmwood Park Locust Avenue, Midland Avenue
Truncated to Garfield Weekends
  • Began service by NJT in 1987 as a variant of 164
  • Market Street
161 Paterson
full-time
Passaic
peak service
Washington Avenue, Route 46
  • Select Peak Hour trips are extended to Passaic
  • Originally Manhattan Transit Company as 51, 52, and 53, which were the only routes for this company
  • Wayne
162 Maywood Essex Street, Central Avenue
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Maywood)
  • Began service by NJ Transit in 1992 as variant of 163
  • Oradell
163 Ridgewood via Union City
Valley Boulevard, Passaic Street, Ridgewood Avenue
Turnpike Express weekday rush hours and Saturdays only
Garden State Parkway weekday rush hours only
  • Originally Garden State Bus Lines, a Maplewood Equipment Company subsidiary in 1927 as 35; a variant of the 164
  • Oradell
164 Midland Park via Meadowlands
Paterson Plank Road, Boulevard, Essex Street, Morlot Avenue, Saddle River Road
  • Originally Garden State Bus Lines in 1927 as the 35E; a variant of 163
  • Market Street
  • Oradell
165 Westwood Boulevard East-Nungessers full-time local service
New Jersey Turnpike express weekday rush hours and Saturdays only
New Jersey Route 4 express weekday rush hour only
Garden State Parkway express weekday rush hours only
Bergen Street, Main Street, and Kinderkamack Road
  • Oradell
166 Cresskill Boulevard East-Nungessers full-time local service
New Jersey Turnpike express rush hours and Saturdays only
I-95 Englewood Express weekday rush hours only
Broad Avenue, Engle and Dean Streets, Washington Avenue
  • Meadowlands
  • Oradell
167 Harrington Park
Mon-Sat only
New Milford (weekdays only)
Dumont full-time
Teaneck Road/Washington Avenue
  • Meadowlands
  • Oradell
168 Paramus Park Boulevard East-Nungessers full-time local service

New Jersey Turnpike express weekday rush hours only
Queen Anne Road, Cedar Lane, Forest Avenue

  • Oradell
177 Harrington Park
express between PABT and Teaneck Armory
Teaneck Armory - Teaneck Road/Washington Avenue
  • Weekday peak hour service only
  • Introduced by NJT in 2010 as variant 167
  • Formerly 167X Armory Express
  • Meadowlands
  • Oradell

To Passaic County and Orange County, New York

Route Terminal Major streets Notes History Garage
190 Paterson Paterson Plank Road, Orient Way, Union Avenue, Main Avenue/Street
  • Serves Union City Select Buses Travel Into Delawanna Train Station in Clifton.
  • 24-hour service
  • Originally Inter City Transportation Company (1933) as 30
  • Market Street
  • Meadowlands
  • Wayne
191 Willowbrook Mall Allwood Road, Long Hill Road, Main Street
  • Serves Union City upon request on weekends and holidays
  • Wayne
192 Clifton Rutherford Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Allwood Road
  • Serves Union City
  • Wayne
193 Wayne French Hill Road or Route 23
  • Weekday Service Only
  • Wayne
194 Butler or Newfoundland
(seasonal service to Mountain Creek)
Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Paterson-Hamburg Turnpike, Route 23
  • North East Coach Lines (InterCity Transportation Co)
  • Via Willowbrook Mall and Wayne-Route 23.
  • Wayne
195 Willowbrook Mall Allwood Road, Ridge Road, Newark-Pompton Turnpike
  • Serves Union City upon request on weekends and holidays
  • Wayne
196/197 Ringwood, West Milford, or Warwick, N.Y.
(most 197 service via William Paterson University, first 196 stop on Skyline Drive)
Route 23, Ringwood Avenue, NY Routes 210 and 17A
  • 196: Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Warwick)
  • Wayne
198 William Paterson University West Belt Parkway, Valley Road
  • Via Willowbrook Mall (full-time) and Wayne-Route 23 (weekends only).
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 2008 as a short-turn of 197.
  • Wayne
199 Clifton Rutherford Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Allwood Road
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service only (AM to New York, PM to Clifton)
  • Serves Lyndhurst and Nutley
  • Serves Union City (Mornings Only)
  • NJ Transit (2010) as variant of 192
  • Wayne

List of NJ Transit bus routes (100–199) Northern Division articles: 88

Central Division

Central Division routes go to points south of the Essex/Passaic county line, and west of the Passaic River.

Serving Newark and Irvington

These routes are assigned to Hilton Bus Garage in Maplewood and operate to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. These are exact fare routes.

Route Terminals Major streets Notes History Garage
107 South Orange Irvington Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Lyons Avenue, Eastern Parkway and Western Parkway are also major streets for [X] trips
  • Select express trips operate along Eastern Parkway and Western Parkway
  • Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1946
  • Select weekday trips now serve Union City
  • 107 South Orange weekdays only
  • The [X] trips save massive time. After Irvington Bus Terminal, the bus turns off of the original local route onto Eastern Pkwy, for about 5 stops. Then merges on to the Garden State Pkwy, to I-280 toward the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
  • Hilton
108 Newark 7th Avenue and Raymond Boulevard
  • Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1928; formerly route 118
  • serves Union City
  • Hilton

To the Raritan Valley

These routes are assigned to the Ironbound Garage in Newark and run to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Route Terminal Major streets Notes History Garage
111 Jersey Gardens North Avenue
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 2000
  • Formerly part of the 112
  • Serves Union City
  • Ironbound
112 Clark or Roselle, New Jersey Raritan Road, Amsterdam Avenue, Jersey Avenue, Broad Street, and North Avenue
  • Introduced by Somerset Bus Company in 1926 as the 15 and the 111
  • Service to Jersey Gardens split off into the 111 in 2000
  • Ironbound
113 Dunellen Route 28 and U.S. Route 22
  • Introduced by Somerset Bus Company in 1946 as the 143 and 222.
  • Ironbound
114 Bridgewater Commons Route 28, Watchung Avenue, Mountain Avenue, Morris Avenue, and U.S. Route 22
  • Formerly route 148.
  • Formerly ran to Clinton, service between Somerville and Clinton split off as the 884 in 1991.
  • Additional local service between Union Township and Bridgewater
  • Ironbound
115 Avenel or Rahway St. Georges Avenue and Bayway Avenue
  • No Sunday Service
  • Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1957 as the 135
  • Select Weekday and all Saturday trips serve Union City.
  • Limited service via Elizabeth Avenue and Stiles Street in Linden.
  • Ironbound
116 Perth Amboy Convery Boulevard, Port Reading Avenue, and Roosevelt Avenue
  • Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1958; formerly part of the 139
  • Ironbound
117 Somerville U.S. Route 22
  • Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to New York, PM to Somerville)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 1991 as a variant of the 114.
  • Ironbound

To points south of the Raritan River

These routes are assigned to the Howell Garage in Howell Twp. with some rush hour service on some lines operated by Academy Bus, and run to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. All routes operate during weekday peak hours only, except for the 137 and 139.

Route Terminal Major streets Notes History Garage
130 Freehold Center or Union Hill Road Park & Ride U.S. Route 9
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Lakewood)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139
  • Express between New York and Union Hill Park & Ride
  • Howell
  • Academy Bus Lines Toms River Garage
131 Sayreville Ernston Road
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Sayreville)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 1991
  • Howell
132 Lakewood U.S. Route 9
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Lakewood)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139
  • Express between Gordon's Corner Park and Ride and Old Bridge
  • Howell
133 Old Bridge Route 34 (Route 516 on select trips)
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service only (AM to New York, PM to Old Bridge)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 1983 as a variant of the 139
  • Service to Marlboro and Freehold split off into the 135 in 1991
  • Howell
135 Freehold Center Matawan Avenue, Route 79
  • Introduced in NJ Transit in 1991; incorporates the former 133 line to Freehold
  • Howell
136 Lakewood U.S. Route 9
  • Weekday Peak Hour Service Only (AM to New York, PM to Lakewood)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139
  • Express between New York and Freehold Mall
  • Howell
  • Academy Bus Lines Toms River Garage
137 Toms River or Seaside Park (seasonal) Garden State Parkway (some trips via Route 549)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 1983 as a short-turn of the 319
  • Howell
138 Old Bridge Route 18, Summerhill Road, Spotswood-Englishtown Road
  • Weekday Peak Hour service only (AM to New York, PM to Old Bridge)
  • Introduced by NJ Transit in 1983 as a variant of the 139
  • Howell
139 Lakewood U.S. Route 9
  • 24-hour service
  • Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1958
  • Portion from Port Authority to Perth Amboy split off into the 116 in 1958.
  • Branch via Englishtown was for a while known as 132, but it reverted to 139.
  • Meadowlands
  • Howell
  • Ironbound
  • Academy Bus Lines Toms River Garage

List of NJ Transit bus routes (100–199) Central Division articles: 31

Former routes

This list includes routes that have been renumbered or are now operated by private companies.

Route Terminals Major streets Current status
132
Freehold Port Authority County Routes 516, 527, 522 Now the Route 139 Englishtown Service.
134
Old Bridge Wall Street Route 18, Route 516 Discontinued in June 2010 due to budget crisis.
136
Lakewood Wall Street U.S. Route 9 Route sold to Academy Bus.
162
Passaic Port Authority U.S. Route 46 Absorbed into the 161 line. Number reassigned to a 163 variant.

List of NJ Transit bus routes (100–199) Former routes articles: 3

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