These services carry the majority of the county’s transit riders. Commuter Bus services typically provide service between Orange County and New York City. However, some relatively minor services to adjacent counties fall into this category. Coach USA/ShortLine, an intercity carrier, provides significant local service throughout the county, but not to all communities.


The largest provider of bus service in the County is Coach USA, which operates local, intercity and commuter bus service. Coach USA provides major commuter service to the New York City area with over 100 trips per day to and from Orange County during the morning and evening peak hours. The commuter routes operate along the Route 17 and Route 32 corridors, with the commuter Park & Ride lots being the principal stops. There is also service provided to West Point. Coach USA provides service to the East Side of Manhattan via the George Washington Bridge and operates the Orange Westchester Link (OWL), which provides service to the White Plains area. Both of these services are provided via five daily weekday round trips. For a complete schedule in PDF click here or call 800-631-8405 for more information.

Monroe Bus Lines provides commuter and off-peak service to Manhattan and Brooklyn to and from the Village of Kiryas Joel.  The main pick up and drop off point in the Village is the shelter at Bais Medrash with service to Manhattan, Boro Park, Brooklyn, and Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  Customer Service can be reached by calling 845-783-8101. The 24 hour schedule information line can be reached by calling 718-599-5040.

Monsey Trails connects Kiryas Joel and Monsey in Rockland County with five daily round trips. This service is spread throughout the day but focuses on those commuting between Kiryas Joel and Monsey. For a complete schedule in PDF click here or call 845- 354-7026 for more information.

NJ Transit provides commuter and off-peak service to New York City and northern New Jersey from Greenwood Lake and Warwick. This bus service is provided along Route 210 and Route 17A and serves the Greenwood Lake and Warwick Park & Ride lots. For a complete schedule of the 96/197/198 Warwick /Wayne /New York line in PDF click here or call 973-275-5555 for more information.

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