Facts and usage statistics about public transit in New York - New Jersey, United States

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car in New York - New Jersey - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in New York - New Jersey get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in New York - New Jersey walk each day. See which Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car and stations are most popular in New York - New Jersey, and more!

New York - New Jersey has 6 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car, operated by several transit agencies, including MTA New York City Transit, NYC Subway, Staten Island Railway, LIRR, Metro-North Railroad, NJ TRANSIT RAIL, PATH, Port Authority of NY and NJ, New York City Waterway & NICE bus

• Quick Facts To Use •
In New York - New Jersey, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 54 min. Over 55% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
• Quick Facts To Use •
How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in New York - New Jersey each day? Commuters wait on average 13 min, but over 38% wait longer than 20 minutes.
• Quick Facts To Use •
The average distance people ride in a single trip within New York - New Jersey is 4.97 mi. Yet 44% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
• Quick Facts To Use •
The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in New York - New Jersey is 29%. On average, 49% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
• Quick Facts To Use •
Did you know that in New York - New Jersey, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.39 mi? Approximately, 17% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in New York - New Jersey

How long do people usually commute in New York - New Jersey by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in New York - New Jersey spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 54 min.

Compare average daily commute time for 150+ cites

How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in New York - New Jersey, United States?

The percentage of transit riders in New York - New Jersey who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car for more than 2 hours every day is 55%.

Compare across +150 cities, the percentage of public transit users who commute 2+ hours Compare average daily commute time for 150+ cites

Waiting Time in New York - New Jersey

How long do people usually wait at a station in New York - New Jersey every day?

The average amount of time people in New York - New Jersey wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car line on a weekday is 13 min.

See the average amount of time people wait around the world

How many people in New York - New Jersey usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in New York - New Jersey who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 38%.

See the amount of people who wait at a station for a long time in other cities See the average amount of time people wait around the world

Trip Distance in New York - New Jersey

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in New York - New Jersey?

The average distance people in New York - New Jersey usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Subway, Train, Bus, Ferry & Cable Car is 4.97 mi.

See the average distance people commute around the world

How many people have a long commute every day in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people in New York - New Jersey that usually travel for over 7.46 mi in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 44%.

See how many people commute over 7.46 mi each day in other cities See the average distance people commute around the world

Number of Transfers in New York - New Jersey

How many people perform single line trips in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people in New York - New Jersey who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 29%.

See how many people transfer lines around the world

How many people transfer twice during a single trip in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people in New York - New Jersey who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 29%.

See how many people transfer lines at least twice around the world See how many people transfer lines around the world

Walking Distance in New York - New Jersey

How far do people usually walk per trip in New York - New Jersey?

The average distance people in New York - New Jersey walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 4.97 mi.

See the average walking distances around the world

How many people walk for more than 0.62 mi in New York - New Jersey?

The percentage of people in New York - New Jersey who walk for over 0.62 mi each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 44%.

See how many people in other cities walk over 0.62 mi See the average walking distances around the world

Most popular Bus lines

  • B15 - Bedford Stuyvesant - JFK Airport
  • Q23 - 108 Street
  • Q58 - Ridgewood - Flushing

Most popular Bus stations

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • Journal Square Transportation Center
  • W 32 St/7 Av

Most popular Subway lines

  • R - Broadway Local
  • Q - Broadway Express
  • A - 8 Avenue Express

Most popular Subway stations

  • Times Sq - 42 St [N,Q,R,S,1,2,3,7,7x]
  • 34 St - Herald Sq [B,D,F,M,N,Q,R]
  • Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av - 74 St [E,F,M,R,7]

Most popular Bus lines

  • B15 - Bedford Stuyvesant - JFK Airport
  • Q23 - 108 Street
  • Q58 - Ridgewood - Flushing

Most popular Bus stations

  • Port Authority Bus Terminal
  • Journal Square Transportation Center
  • W 32 St/7 Av

Most popular Subway lines

  • R - Broadway Local
  • Q - Broadway Express
  • A - 8 Avenue Express

Most popular Subway stations

  • Times Sq - 42 St [N,Q,R,S,1,2,3,7,7x]
  • 34 St - Herald Sq [B,D,F,M,N,Q,R]
  • Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av - 74 St [E,F,M,R,7]

Moovit Public Transit Index - Explore transit data for cities around the world, discover public transit usage patterns

China

Hong Kong

Costa Rica

San José

Ecuador

Cuenca Guayaquil

Indonesia

Jakarta

Ireland

Ireland

Israel

Israel

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Peru

Lima

Singapore

Singapore

Thailand

Bangkok

United Arab Emirates

Dubai / Abu Dhabi

Uruguay

Montevideo
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Feel free to use the information found on this website as long as you credit ''Moovit'' and include a link to this page.