How to Get to Six Flags Great Adventure from New York!


Getting to Six Flags Great Adventure from New York!

Are you planning to go to Six Flags, but don’t know how to get there? Are you planning to go on the tallest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka?  Are you scoping out the different options there are to get to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey from New York? Well, you found the perfect article for planning your trip! Below are 5 best ways to get to one of the greatest theme parks in the U.S. from New York!


The easiest way to get to Six Flags Great Adventure, by far, is getting there by car.  The physical location is located on 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, New Jersey 08527. It is located conveniently off I-195 between New York and Philadelphia. From New York, you can take the George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel or Holland Tunnel to NJ Turnpike south to exit 7A. After that, you can proceed on I-195 east to exit 16A, and then one mile west on Route 537 to Six Flags. Expect the drive to take around 1.5~2 hours from Manhattan.

  • Time: 90-120 min;

  • Cost: $15 per person;

  • Pros: Flexible, easy, fast;

  • Cons: Traffic, additional costs - toll roads, not convenient for big groups.

Taxi or Car Service

El toro - Fourth Fastest Wooden roller Coaster in the world  Kingda Ka- Tallest Roller Coaster In the World

El toro - Fourth Fastest Wooden roller Coaster in the world

Kingda Ka- Tallest Roller Coaster In the World

If you don’t have a car, what are your other options? You can either rent a car, or call up a taxi to Six Flags Great Adventure. However, the downside to this option is that it can get pretty pricey. According to, the estimated fare to the theme park is around $265 including tip. Keep in mind that this is only one way! You would need to call up another taxi for the way back. To avoid this expensive cost, then, what else can you do?

  • Time: 90-120 minutes;

  • Cost: $265 per taxi ONE way ($530 in total there and back);

  • Pros: Comfortable, fast;

  • Cons: Expensive, traffic.

NJ Transit Bus

You can take mass transportation by using the NJ Transit Bus service to Six Flags. They have a bus service that takes you straight to Six Flags. By purchasing one ticket, it covers your roundtrip bus ride to and from Six Flags as well as your theme park ticket. The cost is $77.50 for adults and $56.90 for children. You can check out the information by clicking on this link: NJ Transit to Six Flags

  • Time: 110-150 minutes;

  • Cost: $77.50 ROUND trip per person;

  • Pros: Reliable, includes your theme park ticket;

  • Cons: Time depending.

The Coaster Bus Package

If you want more options and better deals, it is also a good idea to check the package deal from The Coaster Bus. If you click on the link, you can check out the package for admissions ticket into the theme park, free snacks, and lunch, as well as round-trip transportation!

Attractions at Six Flags Great Adventure

Nitro (Opened in 2001)

Nitro (Opened in 2001)

Six Flags Great Adventure is full of thrill rides and hold many records. The most famous roller coaster at Six Flags is Kingda Ka, the world's tallest roller coaster. This roller coaster has been an integral part of the Great Adventure experience as it is the main attraction at Six Flags. Another roller coaster at Six Flags is El Toro, one of the tallest and fastest wooden roller coasters in the world. Nitro, one of BookBuses favorite, is one of the older roller coasters at Six Flags Great Adventure. Nitro is favorite among many visitors of the theme park with its large drop over 200 ft and exhilarating speeds of 80 mph.

Rent a Charter Bus from (the best option for groups)

Rent a bus with

Rent a bus with

Lastly, another great option is to rent a charter bus from BookBuses! If you are planning to enjoy a day at Six Flags with a big group, it will probably be smart to rent a charter bus, or a minivan/bus to take your group to Six Flags back and forth. This is the best option, because you can be picked up right at your front door! We have great deals that you can find according to your needs, so check out the website today! Instead of having to research into different charter bus companies to rent these buses, you can easily use the website to search and compare price quotes and book buses for whenever and wherever you’d like. The process to book them is seamless and simple, because BookBuses takes care of all the details for you, and traveling to Six Flags will be smooth and easy, because you will be picked up from and dropped off to wherever you’d like!

  • Time: 100-150 minutes;

  • Cost: may vary, check our prices for different types of buses;

  • Pros: reliable, comfortable, easy;

  • Cons: traffic.

Visit the BookBuses website at, or call (646) 801 6280  to look up different bus possibilities for your group today!

Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great Adventure

Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great Adventure



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