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Cycling Resources Hub Directory : Travel With Your Bicycle By Train, Bus, Ferry or Plane

Bring your bicycle onboard and take it along for the ride. Use public transportation to travel to the trails by bus, train, ferry or plane.


Search Results: Total of 31 resources found.


Bring Your Bike Onboard: Bus, Train, Ferry or Plane State
Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation (COAST)

The Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation serves the Seacoast area including Portsmouth, Dover, Somersworth, Rochester, Newington, Farmington, etc. Every COAST bus is equipped with a bike rack capable of carrying 2 standard bicycles. Some newer buses may have a 3-bike capacity. Passengers load their own bikes onto the racks, a very simple process. first come first serve basis.

New Hampshire
Dartmouth Coach

Dartmouth Coach offers bus service from New London, Lebanon and Hanover, NH to Stamford, CT, Boston, MA and New York City. Space permitting, bicycles may be carried in a separate compartment or placed in such a manner as to not damage any luggage after all the luggage has been loaded. There is no guarantee that bicycles will be accepted by connecting carriers.

New Hampshire
Wildcat Transit

The University of New Hampshire owns and operates campus-based Connector routes and Public Transit routes within Dover, Newington, Newmarket and Portsmouth. All routes are open to the public.

Bicycles are permitted only on external bike racks on a first come/first served basis. You may call the office (862-2328) to reserve a spot.

New Hampshire
American Princess Ferry

Ferry service to and from the beaches at Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area in NJ and the Rockaways, NY begins Memorial Day.

Ferries depart from Pier 11 (corner of Wall Street and South Street)in Manhattan. Upon landing in Sandy Hook, there is free shuttle bus service to Gunnison, North and South Beaches.

$5.00 extra charge to bring your bike onboard.

New Jersey
New Jersey Transit: Bikes Aboard

NJ TRANSIT supports access to its facilities and transportation services by bicycle, as well as by walking, driving or drop-off. The "Bike Aboard" program, instituted in 1992, has been continually improved. The "Rack n' Roll" program, offers bike racks on the front of NJ transit buses. An extensive variety of accommodations is offered, providing the greatest flexibility possible within the constraints of capacity and safety. There is no extra charge for bicycles brought aboard NJ TRANSIT vehicles, and no "permit" is required.

New Jersey

Permit not required. No bikes 6:30am - 9:30am and 3:30pm - 6:30pm weekdays. No restrictions weekends or Holidays. No more than two bikes per car. See further details online.

New Jersey
Seastreak Ferry

Provides year round ferry service between Manhattan and Highlands, NJ and beginning Memorial Day, the ferry provides direct service to the Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area.

The ferry does not carry cars but bicycles are allowed. There is a $5 extra charge for your bike. Upon arrival at Sandy Hook, buses provide shuttle service to North Beach, Gunnison Beach and Beach Area E.

The ferry leaves from 2 points in Manhattan: Pier 11 (corner of Wall Street and South Street) and East 35th Street (intersection of East 35th Street and the FDR Drive).

New Jersey
MTA: Long Island Railroad

Permit required. It can be downloaded from the Long Island Railroad Website or picked up at any LIRR station. $5.00 one time fee. No more than one bicycle per cyclist on a train at a time. Certain trains are designated as "bicycle trains" and may carry more than the normal number of bicycles. See further details online.

New York
MTA: Metro North Railroad

Permit required. $5 one-time fee. Download from the Metro North website or pick one up at Grand Central terminal. See further details online.

New York
New York Water Taxi

New York Water Taxi provides a fast and comfortable way to commute and see the city's hottest neighborhoods and attractions. Bring your bike along at no extra charge. The crew will help you fasten them to the rail on the front deck (they cannot be brought into the interior cabin).

New York
Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry travels between the St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island and the Whitehall Ferry Terminal (also known as South Ferry) in Manhattan. Bicycles are permitted on the Ferry, but must be stored in the designated bicycle storage areas. All bicyclists must walk their bicycles to the bicycle loading area and board from the lower level. All passengers, including bicyclists, are subject to screening.

New York
Port Authority of Allegheny County: Ride, Rack & Roll

You are good to go on Port Authority Allegheny County's bike-friendly vehicles. You can place your two-wheeled, non-motorized bike free aboard 12 Port Authority bus routes, the light rail transit system (the T) and on the Monongahela Incline. Rack 'n Roll bus routes provide convenient access to many popular destinations including local parks, recreational trails and universities. Two bikes are permitted per bus.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Many bike trails are located near SEPTA routes and stations. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (SEPTA) vast network of bus, subway, and trolley commuter services will get you and your bike anywhere you need to go. Most SEPTA buses are equipped with bicycle racks that can hold a maximum of two bicycles. Several SEPTA Regional Rail Stations provide free hitching-post bicycle racks.

Viking Fleet

Ferry trips are onboard the brand new custom designed Viking Superstar, unless otherwise noted. Round Trip and One-Way Service between Montauk - Block Island, New London - Montauk, Montauk - Martha's Vineyard. Surfboards and Bikes One Way - $5 (Online).

Rhode Island
Advance Transit

AT is a public commuter bus service covering six towns in the Upper Valley area including Hanover, Lebanon, West Lebanon, Enfield and Canaan, White River Junction, Norwich, Wilder and Hartford Village. Service runs Monday - Friday.

AT buses are equipped with eay-to-use bicycle racks in order to increase your travel options. Loading and unloading is simple and there is no extra charge. Instructions are posted on the racks. Bikes in the racks do not touch other bikes, the bus or other vehicles. Each bike is held in place by a cushioned spring-loaded clamp.