What are the payment types at the Port Authority Bus Terminal?
Cash, debit and credit cards are accepted at the (PABT) Port Authority Bus Terminal. For the safety of the drivers, you will have utilize these three methods inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal to purchase your tickets from a ticket window or ticket machines and not on the buses or subway (such as the A/C/E) that you plan to take to your destination.
To help avoid last-minute confusion seeking the departing gates, it is important to try to locate the gate numbers and floors from which your buses are departing before arriving at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. To make this task simpler, here is a full listing of Port Authority Bus Terminal gates that are listed by terminals and levels.
North Terminal: Gates 301-326
South Terminal: Gates 200-234 and 401-425
Main Floor (Street Level)
South Terminal: Direct access to Lower Level Gates 1-37 and 51-56
North Terminal: Gates 60-85
South Terminal: Gates 1-56
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