The nation’s largest bus terminal serves approximately 200,000 passengers from across the nation on a typical weekday. Bus carriers include Academy, Greyhound, Megabus, Newark Airport Express, New Jersey Transit, Peter Pan and ShortLine Bus. Information booths, retail shops and services are also available throughout the building.
Purchase an MTA Metrocard and then take a ride over to Roosevelt Island on the Tram. The tram, which makes approximately 115 trips a day and operates daily, spans the East River and offers travelers views of Manhattan as it makes its way over to Roosevelt Island. Once arrived, the "red bus" offers free transportation around the island. There is also a visitor center adjacent to the tram station.
Day-trip and overnight bus packages from NYC to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Storm King Art Center, West Point, Hyde Park, Bear Mountain State Park, Orange County Choppers, the Finger Lakes and other points of interest. Daily bus service to cities in upstate New York, including Monticello, Binghamton, Ithaca, Corning, Utica and others. Commuter service btw NYC and Orange, Sullivan and Rockland counties in New York State; Bergen County, N.J.; and Pike County, Pa. Airport transportation, too.