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  • Route Description
  • #410

    Weekday service from Churchville/Bel Air to Downtown Baltimore (Map/Overview)

  • #411

    Weekday service from Hickory/Bel Air to Downtown Baltimore/Johns Hopkins Hospital (Map/Overview)

  • #420

    Weekday service from Havre De Grace to Downtown Baltimore/Johns Hopkins Hospital (Map/Overview)

  • #425

    Weekday service from Edgewood/Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Map/Overview)

  • #215

    Weekday service from Downtown Baltimore and Annapolis to Kent Island

  • #210

    Weekday service from Kent Island and Annapolis to Downtown Baltimore

  • #310

    Weekday service from Columbia Mall and Baltimore

  • #320

    Weekday service from Columbia Mall/Jessup and Baltimore


  • Route Description
  • #820

    Express daily service to Washington, D.C. from North Beach, Owings and Prince George's Equestrian Center




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Academy Bus, recognized as the largest privately owned and operated ground transportation company in the US, has been raising standards in the industry since 1968. Featured under the Academy Bus umbrella is our daily, express commuter bus service from points along the New Jersey shore to the Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Wall Street areas in New York City.

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Fares & Ticket Information

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

Tickets are valid for the following time periods from the date of purchase: One-Way, Senior/Half Fare, and 10-Trip tickets are valid for 30 days from the date of purchase. 40-Trip tickets (sold only in the SilverPass app) are valid for 90 days from the date of purchase. Monthly tickets are valid from the first day of the month to the last day of the month for the month purchased (sold in the SilverPass app). All sales are final, there are no refunds or exchanges.

Once activated, single-use SilverPass tickets will expire after 30 minutes. Ticket activation cannot be reversed. Once a ticket activation expires the ticket cannot be used for travel. Please activate your ticket just prior to boarding the bus in order to avoid activating prematurely.

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.

Academy will not operate service in observance of the following major holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. On days before or after these major holidays, there may be service adjustments to normal schedules. There will be modified schedules operated with no service to Wall Street (except Route 9) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Columbus Day and Veterans Day. Please check for updates posted in terminals, buses, our website, social media and the SilverPass App.

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.

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.

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.

General Information

Academy is one of the largest providers of commuter bus service from New Jersey, and we recognize the enormous value of the transition period from home to work, and work to home.

We are committed to providing an environment where our commuters can relax and be prepared for both the upcoming day's events, as well as unwinding for evenings at home.To support our commitment, Academy invests significantly in the hiring and training of professional drivers and the most modern fleet of buses to enhance passenger comfort.

Academy buses are equipped with state-of-the-art radios with direct communication to central dispatch and Global Positioning System devices.

At Academy, we take great pride in providing service that is/has:

  • Frequent
  • Safe
  • On-Time
  • Comfortable
  • Consistent Performance
  • Professional Drivers
  • Modern Fleet of Buses
  • Reasonably Priced

Academy operates commuter service from multiple locations in New Jersey, including:

  • Route 9
  • Lakewood/Old Bridge
  • Route 36
  • Long Branch
  • Westampton/Willingboro
  • Hightstown
  • Point Pleasant/Shore Points
  • PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Jackson
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Park and Ride

  • Municipality Park and Rides Corresponding Schedule Description
  • Brick Township

    Joseph F. Buckelew
    Brick Township Park and Ride

    Parkway to Wall Street

    Located off Lanes Mill Road behind the fire house.
    Passenger pickup is on the Parkway entrance ramp at Exit 91
    Passenger dropoff is on the southbound exit ramp at Exit 91
    Foot bridges connect both locations to the Park and Ride

  • Freehold Township

    Freehold Township Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Street

    Lot #1 is at Freehold Mall on Route 9 north
    Lots #2 & #3 are located on north and south side of Route 9
    Behind Raceway Gas on the south side
    Behind Exxon on the north side
    Parking by permit.
    Call Township for information 732-294-2010

  • Hazlet

    Airport Plaza

    Route 36 to Port Authority
    Route 36 to Wall Street

    Located on Route 36 opposite Airport Plaza Shopping Ctr.

  • Holmdel Township

    PNC Bank Arts Center Park and Ride

    PNC to Port Authority
    PNC to Wall Street

    Located off Garden State Parkway Exit 116
    From the south, use Exit 116 go to stop sign and make a right. Lot on the left.
    From the north, use Exit 116 stay to the left. At stop sign make left turn. Lot is straight ahead.

  • Howell Township

    Aldrich Road Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Streeet

    Located on Aldrich Road East of Route 9 behind Bank of America.
    Contact Howell Township for parking permit (

  • Howell Township

    Howell Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Street

    Located on Route 9 North, after Strickland Road

  • Jackson Township

    Jackson Park and Ride

    Jackson to Port Authority
    Jackson to Wall Street

    Located at #2 Progress Place in Jackson.
    Take Exit #21 off Interstate 195, continue north on Route 527 also known as Cedar Swamp Road. Make the first left turn north off of the interstate to Progress Place. P & R 1/4 mile on left.
    Parking permits available at

  • Lakewood Township

    Lakewood Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Street

    Located on Lexington Ave and First Street off of Route 88.
    Adjacent to the New Jersey Transit bus terminal. Buses pickup at the terminal.

  • Manalapan

    Manalapan Township Park and Rides

    Route 9 to Wall St

    Franklin Lane Lot (parallel to Route 9 north near Gordon's Corner - permit required)
    Symmes Drive Lot (intersects Route 9 south and Ryan Road - permit required)
    Towne Point Lot (located at Town Pointe Shopping Center - permit required)
    Craig Road Lot (rear lot located at the Vornado Shopping Center - permit required)
    Monmouth Heights Lot (Ryan Road and Route 9 south - permit required)
    Franklin Lane Lot ($2 per day)
    Vornado Shopping Center (Best Buy at Route 9 and Craig Road - blue spaces - no permit)
    Contact the Municipal Clerk's office for permit information 732-446-8316

  • Marlboro Township

    Union Hill Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Street

    Located off Route 9 on Union Hill Road East
    For parking information call 732-536-0200 ext. 1805

  • Middletown Township

    Lincroft Park and Ride

    Lincroft to Port Authority
    Lincroft to Wall Street
    Parkway to Wall Street via Jersey City

    Located at Exit 109 off the Garden State Parkway.
    From Red Bank - Route 520 west to Schultz Dr. Lot on the right after Half Mile Road.
    From Colts Neck - Route 520 east. Right exit for Half Mile Road, just after the Parkway. Make a left at the traffic light and a right onto Schultz Dr.

  • Middletown Route 36 Locations

    Route 36 to Port Authority
    Route 36 to Wall Street

    Route 36 between Main Street and Bray Avenue, Port Monmouth
    Route 36 and Thompson Avenue, North Middletown
    Route 36 and Wilson Ave., Port Monmouth
    Parking permits can be obtain at

  • Old Bridge Township

    Old Bridge Park and Ride

    Route 9 to Wall Street

    Route 9 north and Westminster Blvd. (398 spaces - first come first serve - $1 per day)
    Route 9 north and Inverness Drive (252 spaces - first come first servce - $1 per day)
    Route 9 north and Jacke Brown Road (150 spaces)
    2500 Route 9 and Throckmorton Lane (24 spaces - free)
    Home Depot on Route 9 south (145 spaces - 70 spaces for Sayreville Residents - $1 per day)
    Click here to apply for parking permits

  • South Brunswick

    8A Park and Ride

    8A to Port Authority
    8A to Wall Street

    Located off Exit 8A of the New Jersey Turnpike.
    At the intersection of Route 130 and Route 32 (Forsgate Drive)/
    Call 609-265-2400 for parking information.

  • South Amboy

    Jon Bon Jovi Rest Area

    Parkway to Port Authority
    Parkway to Wall Street
    Parkway to Wall Street via Jersey City
    Shore Points
    Jackson to Port Authority
    Route 36 to Port Authority
    Route 36 to Wall Street

    Located on Garden State Parkway in South Amboy. Accessible from both North and South directions.

  • Toms River Township

    Toms River Park and Ride

    Parkway to Wall Street

    From Garden State Parkway Exit #81 south. Exit Parkway and stay right, cross over parkway. Make first right onto Highland Parkway, after stop sign, continue straight to the end of the roadway and parking lot.
    From Garden State Parkway Exit #81 north. Exit Parkway, make the first right turn onto Highland Parkway, after stop signt, continue straight to the end of the roadway and parking lot.

  • Wall Township

    Monmouth Park and Ride

    Parkway to Port Authority
    Parkway to Wall Street

    Located at mile marker 100 on the Garden State Parkway.
    Entrance via the left lane.
    From the north parking is on the left after the restaurant.
    From the south parking is on the left before the restaurant.
    Parking in other areas could result in a ticket.

  • Westampton Township

    Westampton Park and Ride

    Willingboro, Westampton to Port Authority
    Willingboro, Westampton to Wall Street

    Located off New Jersey Turnpike Exit #5 on Route 541.
    Follow signs for Burlington and Western Drive. Park and Ride is on the left.
    Parking is free.