Do you plan to travel between the Port Authority Bus Terminal and the Malls at Short Hills? If you are tired of shopping in the City of New York or will be working at the Malls at Short Hills, you should know that it is very easy to get to there since it is less than twenty-five (25) miles west of Manhattan.
You will need to obtain the New Jersey Transit 114 bus. The NJT 114 bus, which will be heading to Bridgewater, can be obtained from the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) located near the corner of 41st Street and Eight Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
On the NJT 114 bus, you will travel for approximately 45 minutes to the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Morris Avenue.
Once at Mountain and Morris, exit the NJT 114 bus so you may wait then transfer over to the New Jersey Transit 70 bus which will take you to the Short Hills Mall at the stop near the Saks Fifth Avenue entrance. The ride on the NJT 70 bus will last approximately 30 minutes.
Travellers may also take the train from New York Penn Station to Summit then transfer the NJT 70 bus so they can be dropped at the stop which is near the Saks Fifth Avenue entrance at the Short Hills Mall.
Do you have deep pockets? Plan to spend over US$60.00 for the trip with the distance, waiting and tolls. The driver will drop you anywhere (provided that it is safe and without parking restriction) at the mall but note that the longer the ride around the mall, the more you will pay.
If you plan an extended stay in the area, the Hilton Short Hills is located across the street from the Short Hills Mall. If there is a big sale expected at the mall, check in the night before at the hotel and get a jump on those coming from Manhattan using the bus and rails. After shopping, retreat to your room to rest before heading back to the city. It is also perfect if you have a job interview in the morning and want to avoid being late or if the public transportation is not in operation.
NJ Transit Bus Schedules
114, 117 BRIDGEWATER – NEW YORK & SOMERVILLE *EXPRESS* – NEW YORK
Bridgewater, Somerville, Bound Brook, Middlesex, Dunellen, Piscataway, Plainfield, North Plainfield, Watchung, Scotch Plains, Mountainside, Springfield, Union, Hillside, New York
70 NEWARK – LIVINGSTON
Florham Park, Livingston, Livingston Mall, Summit, Summit Station, Springfield, Millburn, Millburn Station, Short Hills Mall, Union, Maplewood, Irvington, Bus Terminal, Newark, Newark Penn Station, Newark Light Rail
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