Regularly Scheduled Local Bus Service (Fixed Route) Local bus services, larger buses that run regular schedules on set routes, are operated in and around the Cities of Middletown and Newburgh, as well as the Village of Kiryas Joel. In addition to the local area, this service can be used to make connections to other localities in and around Orange County and to commuter services. In support of bicycle use, many of these buses have bike racks. Contact the individual operators for their availability.

Under contract with New York State Department of Transportation and Orange County, Coach USA/ ShortLine operates “the Main Line” bus service, which harks back to the former Erie Railroad line, which served the villages along NYS Route 17. This service, which operates between Middletown and Harriman, is available seven days a week. 800-631-8405

A local bus service (fixed route) in Middletown, Hudson Transit Lines operates four routes, which connect at a central hub in downtown Middletown off of Railroad Avenue. Service now extends beyond the city limits east into the Town of Wallkill to the shopping-retail areas along Rout 211. 845-610-2600


Operating since 1934, this service offers two local routes in the City of Newburgh that extend into the Towns of Newburgh and New Windsor. Some of the areas outside of the City of Newburgh served are the Newburgh Mall and Wal-Mart on Route 300, the Price Chopper on Route 32, and Vail’s Gate shopping areas. The Broadway corridor, which is the common spine for both routes, is provided with hourly service. The Newburgh Beacon Bus Corporation also operates the Newburgh Beacon Stewart Airport Shuttle which connects Stewart International Airport with downtown Newburgh and the Metro-North Railroad Beacon Station on the east side of the Hudson River. Beacon Station is on Metro-North’s Hudson Line, which provides hourly service to and from Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan. 845-565-7900

Four different local bus routes are available in the Village of Kiryas Joel and to destinations in Monroe and Woodbury. The Village of Kiryas Joel provides this service using seven buses and is the busiest local fixed route operator in the County. 845-783-8300


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