List of New Jersey 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 division, region, and number.

Northern Division[edit]

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[edit]

Route New Jersey terminal Major streets History
171 Paterson Broadway Bus Terminal GWB Plaza, Route 4, Broadway, Inter City Transportation Company, a Maplewood Equipment Company subsidiary (1933) 40
175 Ridgewood Bus Terminal GWB Plaza, Route 4, Cedar Lane, Passaic Street, Maple Avenue Garden State Bus Lines (1935) as 45
178 Hackensack Bus Transfer GWB Plaza, Route 4, Grand Avenue, Teaneck Road, Englewood Avenue acquired by Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939), former 78 line
181/info Bergenline Station GWB Plaza, Palisade Avenue, Bergenline Avenue Public Service Coordinated Transport (1937) as Hudson Division 21, became 98 when extended over George Washington Bridge (1951)
Streetcar line from Hoboken to Fort Lee (1937 to 1947)
182 Hackensack Bus Transfer GWB Plaza, Fort Lee Road, DeGraw Avenue Public Service Coordinated Transport (1931) as 82
186 Dumont GWB Plaza, Sylvan Avenue, Palisades Avenue, Teaneck Road Public Service Coordinated Transport (1936) as 86
188 West New York GWB Plaza, River Road-Edgewater, 60 Street/Kennedy Boulevard Public Service Coordinated Transport as Bergen Division route 8 (1926); extended over GWB (1950)

To Hudson County[edit]

Route Terminals Major streets History
119
No Sunday service
Bayonne PABT JFK Boulevard
Central Avenue
Replaced the Red & Tan 99S
Effective November 7, 2011
120
AM & PM rush hour only
Bayonne Wall Street Avenue C NJT (1990) as variant of 81; originally route 81W
121
AM & PM rush hour only
North Bergen PABT 32 Street, Westside Avenue NJ Transit (1986)
122
AM & PM rush hour only
Paterson Plank Road
North End
Secaucus
PABT Paterson Plank Road NJ Transit (2010) as variant of 190
123 Christ Hospital or
9th-Congress Station
Jersey City
PABT 9th Street-Congress Street, Palisade Avenue Hudson Bus Transportation Company as the 3. Extended to Christ Hospital in 2008.
124 Harmon Cove
Secaucus
PABT County Avenue NJ Transit (1998) as variant of 129
125 Journal Square PABT Kennedy Boulevard North Boulevard Transportation Company as 5
126 Hoboken Terminal or Hamilton Park, Jersey City PABT Washington Street, Willow Avenue Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939) as 63
128 Nungessers
North Bergen
PABT Boulevard East NJ Transit (1992) as short run of 166
129 Harmon Cove or
Secaucus Junction
Secaucus
PABT Meadowlands Parkway Hudson Bus Transportation Company as 6
181info

No Sunday Service

Bergenline Station GWB Terminal GWB Plaza, Palisade Avenue, Bergenline Avenue Public Service Coordinated Transport (1937) as Hudson Division 21, became 98 when extended over George Washington Bridge (1951)
Streetcar line from Hoboken to Fort Lee (1937 to 1947)
188 West New York GWB Terminal GWB Plaza, Edgwater-River Road, 60th Street Public Service Coordinated Transport (1926) as Bergen Division; extended over the George Washington Bridge (1950)

To Hudson and Bergen from PABT[edit]

Route Terminal Major points History
127 Ridgefield Tonnelle Station
Tonnelle Avenue
Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939) as 67
144
peak service only
Paramus or Elmwood Park Reverse peak service serves Marginal Road Union City
Moonachie Avenue, Essex Street, Route 4
NJ Transit (1996) as variant of 164
145
peak service only
Fair Lawn Century Road, Morlot Avenue NJT (2000)
148
peak service only
Midland Park Route 208, Goffle Road NJT (1996) as variant of 164
151
peak service only
Paterson
Express between PABT and Ridgefield Park
New Jersey Turnpike, US Route 46, Washington Avenue
NJT (2010) as variant of 161, formerly 161T Turnpike Express
153
peak service only
Fairview New Jersey Turnpike, Anderson Avenue NJT (2010) as variant of 159, formerly 159T Turnpike Express
154
no Sunday service
Fort Lee JFK Boulevard, Bergen Boulevard Hudson Bus Transportation Company as Route 4
155
peak service only
Teaneck Tonnelle Avenue, US Route 46 NJT (1996) as a variant of 168
156
full-time local service
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
156R
no Sunday service
Englewood Cliffs Weehawken Port Imperial, River Road, Gorge Road, Palisade Avenue, GWB Plaza variant of 156
157
peak service only
Ridgefield Tonnelle Avenue, US Route 46 NJT (1996) as variant of 168
158
full-time local service
Fort Lee
(Med West)
Weehawken Port Imperial, River Road, Gorge Road, Palisade Avenue, GWB Plaza Maplewood Equipment Company as the 8
159 Fort Lee
(Linwood Park)
Bergenline and Anderson, GWB Plaza full-time local service
River Road (rush hour R trips only)
Maplewood Equipment Company as the 7 and 9
160 Elmwood Park Locust Avenue, Midland Avenue
Truncated to Garfield Weekends
NJT (1987) as a variant of 164
161
includes:
151 Paterson to PABT express
161 Paterson to PABT Local
161 Passaic to PABT local weekday AM only
Paterson
full-time
Passaic
peak service
Paterson
express only
Washington Avenue, Route 46 Manhattan Transit Company as 51, 52, and 53, which were the only routes for this company
162
peak service only
Maywood Essex Street, Central Avenue NJ Transit (1992) as variant of 163
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
Garden State Bus Lines, a Maplewood Equipment Company subsidiary, (1927) as 35; a variant of the 164
164 Midland Park via Meadowlands
Paterson Plank Road, Boulevard, Essex Street, Morlot Avenue, Saddle River Road
Garden State Bus Lines (1927) as the 35E; a variant of 163
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
Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939)
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
Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939)
167 Harrington Park
Mon-Sat only
New Milford (weekdays only)
Dumont full-time
Teaneck Road/Washington Avenue Public Service Coordinated Transport (1939)
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

Public Service Coordinated Transport (1946)
177
peak hours only
Harrington Park
express between PABT and Teaneck Armory
Teaneck Armory - Teaneck Road/Washington Avenue
NJT (2010) as variant 167, formerly 167X Armory Express

To Passaic County and Orange County, New York[edit]

Route Terminal Major streets History Notes
190 Paterson Paterson Plank Road, Orient Way, Union Avenue, Main Avenue/Street Inter City Transportation Company (1933) as 30 serves Union City Select Buses Travel Into Delawanna Train Station in Clifton.
191 Willowbrook Mall Allwood Road, Long Hill Road, Main Street Public Service Coordinated Transport (1948) serves Union City upon request on weekends and holidays
192 Clifton Rutherford Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Allwood Road Public Service Coordinated Transport (1948); variant of 195 serves Union City
193
(weekdays only)
Wayne French Hill Road or Route 23 Via Willowbrook Mall. Does not stop at Wayne-Route 23.
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.
195 Willowbrook Mall Allwood Road, Ridge Road, Newark-Pompton Turnpike Public Service Coordinated Transport (1948); variant of 191 serves Union City upon request on weekends and holidays
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 Warwick Stages, Warwick, Greenwood Lake, and NY Transit Via Willowbrook Mall. Does not stop at Wayne-Route 23.
198 William Paterson University West Belt Parkway, Valley Road NJ Transit (2008) as short-turn of 197. Via Willowbrook Mall (full-time) and Wayne-Route 23 (weekends only).
199 Clifton Rutherford Avenue, Kingsland Avenue, Allwood Road NJ Transit (2010) as variant of 192 Weekday Service Only; Serves Lyndhurst and Nutley; Serves Union City (Mornings Only)

Central Division[edit]

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

Serving Newark and Irvington[edit]

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 History Notes
107 South Orange Irvington Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Lyons Avenue introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1946 Select Weekday trips now serve Union City

[X] trips serve south orange weekdays only

108 Newark 7th Avenue and Raymond Boulevard introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1928; formerly route 118 serves Union City

To the Raritan Valley[edit]

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

Route Terminal Major streets History Notes
111 Jersey Gardens North Avenue Introduced by NJ Transit in 2000, formerly part of the 112 serves Union City
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
113 Dunellen Route 28 and U.S. Route 22 Introduced by Somerset Bus Company in 1946 as the 143 and 222.
114 Bridgewater Commons, Somerville 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
115 Avenel or Rahway St. Georges Avenue and Bayway Avenue 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. No Sunday service on this line.
116 Perth Amboy Convery Boulevard, Port Reading Avenue, and Roosevelt Avenue Introduced by Transport of New Jersey in 1958; formerly part of the 139
117 Bridgewater Commons U.S. Route 22 Introduced by NJ Transit in 1991 as a variant of the 114. Peak service only.

To points south of the Raritan River[edit]

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 History Notes
130 Freehold Center or Union Hill Road Park & Ride U.S. Route 9 Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139 Express between New York and Union Hill Park & Ride
131 Sayreville Ernston Road Introduced by NJ Transit in 1991
132 Lakewood U.S. Route 9 Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139 Express between Gordon's Corner Park and Ride and Old Bridge
133 Old Bridge Route 34 (Route 516 on select trips) Introduced by NJ Transit in 1983 as a variant of the 139; service to Marlboro and Freehold split off into the 135 in 1991
135 Freehold Center Matawan Avenue, Route 79 Introduced in NJ Transit in 1991; incorporates the former 133 line to Freehold
136 Lakewood U.S. Route 9 Introduced by NJ Transit in 2010 as a variant of the 139 Express between New York and Freehold Mall
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 Seasonal service to Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, and Island Beach State Park
138 Old Bridge Route 18, Summerhill Road, Spotswood-Englishtown Road Introduced by NJ Transit in 1983 as a variant of the 139
139 Lakewood U.S. Route 9 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.

Former routes[edit]

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.

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