Intercity Bus Information and Permits

Intercity buses offer low-cost scheduled service into or out of the City, using curb side bus stop locations for loading or unloading passengers.

The following are not considered Intercity Buses:
  • School buses
  • Charter buses
  • MTA Buses providing public transportation
  • Private bus operators under contract to provide public transportation
If you operate or wish to operate an Intercity Bus, you must have a permit from the New York City Department of Transportation. The permit allows bus operators with scheduled service into or out of the City to use curbside bus stop locations for loading or unloading passengers.