Downtown Connection Bus | Downtown Alliance

Downtown Connection Bus

Hop aboard our FREE bus service!

SERVICE ADVISORY:

Vehicle capacities will be reduced to 50% and all passengers are required to wear face masks in order to board, per guidance from the governors of New York and New Jersey.  

OUR FREE BUS SERVICE CONNECTS THE SEAPORT TO BATTERY PARK CITY WITH 36 STOPS FROM RIVER TO RIVER.

Celebrating over 15 years serving the Lower Manhattan and Battery Park City communities, the Downtown Connection is New York City’s only free circulator bus service. The Downtown Connection features five state-of-the-art buses offering free service across Lower Manhattan and Battery Park City, each with bench seating for 24 passengers. All buses are easily identifiable by their red color and Downtown Connection branding.   

For real-time bus tracking and arrival times, please see the map below or download the NextBus app (iPhone | Android).  

With easy access to subway lines, bus routes and ferries, the Downtown Connection is the most convenient way to explore Lower Manhattan's businesses, shops, restaurants and attractions. Bus rides are free, so hop on and off as often as you'd like.

Daily service starts at 10a and ends with a final run at 7:30p.

  • 36 stops around the perimeter of Lower Manhattan, including a Warren/Murray Street loop

  • Arrival times average 10-minute intervals on weekdays and at 15-minute intervals on weekends (traffic permitting)

  • ADA accessible

  • Lost and Found: (212) 306-5656

For our full map and brochure, please click here.

DOWNTOWN CONNECTION Route Map