Shuttle Bus

University Transportation offers several Bus Routes connecting the campus. The system generally operates during the fall and spring semesters when classes are in session from 7 a.m. to 12 midnight on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 12 midnight on weekends. View a Real Time Map of bus locations.

Route A goes from the School of Engineering to the Washington Square Campus.


Safe Ride vans provide all overnight service. Safe Ride is an on-demand, shared ride service which is available for transportation to and from NYU facilities during the Academic Term from 12 midnight to 6:30am. Learn more about SafeRide.

NYU Bike Share

The NYU BikeShare offers free daily bike rentals to NYU students, faculty, and staff. To participate you must register here and complete a brief online safety training. 

Mass Transit Discounts

New Jersey Transit: NJ TRANSIT (not NYU) offers students who are Enrolled-Full-Time (as verified through Albert under the Academic Load field) a 25% discount for bus, rail, or light rail monthly passes. This is an auto-subscription program, each month you will get a new pass unless you cancel or suspend your account. There is a $3 processing fee each month for the program.

All military personnel and their dependents are permitted to purchase transportation at the senior citizen/passengers with disabilities reduced fare rate upon showing their military or military dependent ID card.

Metropolitan Transit Authority: Although student discounts are not available for MTA subway and bus users, you can save money by purchasing 7-Day or 30-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCards.

MetroNorth and the Long Island Rail Road: All individuals (not just students) can use the Mail and Ride program and save between 2% and 5% when you have monthly passes automatically mailed to your home.